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Definition of highlight noun from the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary



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  1. 1the best, most interesting, or most exciting part of something One of the highlights of the trip was seeing the Taj Mahal. The highlights of the game will be shown later this evening. My dance class is the highlight of my week.
  2. 2highlights [plural] 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. compare lowlights
  3. 3highlights [plural] (technology) the light or bright part of a picture or photograph
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