US: /ˈhaɪˌɫaɪt/
UK: /hˈa‍ɪla‍ɪt/

English Vietnamese dictionary

  • danh từ
    • chỗ nổi bật nhất, chỗ đẹp nhất, chỗ sáng nhất (trong một bức tranh)
    • điểm nổi bật nhất, vị trí nổi bật nhất, sự việc nổi bật nhất, nét nổi bật nhất
    • ngoại động từ
      • làm nổi bật, nêu bật

    Advanced English dictionary

    verb, noun
    + verb [VN]
    1 to emphasize sth, especially so that people give it more attention: The report highlights the major problems facing society today.
    2 to mark part of a text with a special coloured pen, or to mark an area on a computer screen, to emphasize it or make it easier to see: I've highlighted the important passages in yellow. + Highlight the section that you want to delete.
    3 to make some parts of your hair a lighter colour than the rest by using a chemical substance on them: I'm having my hair highlighted. + The shampoo is ideal for permed or highlighted hair.
    + noun
    1 the best, most interesting or most exciting part of sth: One of the highlights of the trip was seeing the Taj Mahal. + The highlights of the match will be shown later this evening. + My dance class is the highlight of my week.
    2 (highlights) [pl.] areas of hair that are lighter than the rest, usually because a chemical substance has been put on them: She's had blonde highlights put into her hair.
    3 (highlights) [pl.] (technical) the light or bright part of a picture or photograph

    Collocation dictionary


    real, undoubted
    The real highlight of the trip for me was the visit to the Tower of London.
    | personal | edited, recorded ~s (used to talk about sports broadcasts)
    Recorded highlights of the match will be shown later tonight.


    the highlight of the day, week, year, etc.
    The highlight of the week was Saturday's firework display.


    These figures clearly highlight the difference in world living standards.
    | dramatically, graphically
    The needs of these children were dramatically highlighted by the Child Poverty Action Group.
    | merely, only, simply
    The peace talks merely highlighted the great gulf in understanding between the two sides.


    serve to
    The incident has sadly only served to highlight the differences within the party.

    Concise English dictionary

    +the most interesting or memorable part
    +an area of lightness in a picture
    +move into the foreground to make more visible or prominent
    +apply a highlighter to one's cheeks or eyebrows in order to make them more prominent