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英 ['haɪlaɪt] 美 ['haɪlaɪt]
  • vt. 突出;强调;使显著;加亮
  • n. 最精彩的部分;最重要的事情;加亮区
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highlight 用彩笔作标记,强调

原为绘画术语,即最明亮的部分,后引申词义做标记,强调。

highlight (n.)
1650s, originally of paintings, "the brightest part of a subject," from high (adj.) + light (n.). The figurative sense of "outstanding feature or characteristic" is from 1855. The verb is from 1861. Hairdressing sense is 1941 (n.), 1942 (v.). Related: Highlighted; highlighting.
1. Once again, the "Free Press" prefers not to highlight these facts.
“自由新闻”组织再次故意不去突出强调这些事实。

来自柯林斯例句

2. The surveyor's report didn't highlight anything untoward.
勘测员的报告没有指明有任何麻烦问题。

来自柯林斯例句

3. The presidential elections are the highlight of next year's political calendar.
总统选举是明年政治日程表上的大事.

来自《简明英汉词典》

4. The incident has sadly only served to highlight the differences within the party.
令人痛心的是,这一事件仅仅凸显了政党内部存在的种种分歧.

来自《简明英汉词典》

5. The highlight of my day used to be cooking Meg a meal when she came in from work.
过去,我一天中最有意思的事就是在梅格下班回到家时为她做顿饭。

来自柯林斯例句

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