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Noun: highlighting  'hI,lI-ting
  1. An area of lightness in a picture
    - highlight
Verb: highlight  'hI,lIt
  1. Emphasise or focus on to make more important or prominent
    "The introduction highlighted the speaker's distinguished career in linguistics";
    - foreground, spotlight, play up
  2. Apply a highlighter to one's cheeks or eyebrows in order to make them more prominent
    "highlight the area above your eyebrows"

See also: emphasise [Brit], emphasize, underline, underscore

Type of: bring out, light, lightness, make up, set off

Antonym: background

Encyclopedia: Highlighting