- 1spotlight something to shine a spotlight on someone or something a spotlit stage
- 2spotlight something to give special attention to a problem, situation, etc. so that people notice it synonym highlight The program spotlights financial problems in the health service.
NAmE//ˈspɑtlaɪt//Especially in sense 2, spotlighted is also used for the past tense and past participle.Verb Forms present simple I / you / we / they spotlight
he / she / it spotlights
past simple spotlit
-ing form spotlighting