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We examine and highlight the history of the African descendants in America, and know that each and every one of us has come this far because of our faith in this country.
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Meaning of "highlight" in the English dictionary

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PRONUNCIATION OF HIGHLIGHT

highlight  [ˈhaɪˌlaɪt] play
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GRAMMATICAL CATEGORY OF HIGHLIGHT

noun
adjective
verb
adverb
pronoun
preposition
conjunction
determiner
exclamation
Highlight is a verb and can also act as a noun.
A noun is a type of word the meaning of which determines reality. Nouns provide the names for all things: people, objects, sensations, feelings, etc.

The verb is the part of the sentence that is conjugated and expresses action and state of being.

See the conjugation of the verb highlight in English.

WHAT DOES HIGHLIGHT MEAN IN ENGLISH?

Definition of highlight in the English dictionary

The first definition of highlight in the dictionary is an area of the lightest tone in a painting, drawing, photograph, etc. Other definition of highlight is the most exciting or memorable part of an event or period of time. Highlight is also a bleached blond streak in the hair.


CONJUGATION OF THE VERB TO HIGHLIGHT

PRESENT

Present
I highlight
you highlight
he/she/it highlights
we highlight
you highlight
they highlight
Present continuous
I am highlighting
you are highlighting
he/she/it is highlighting
we are highlighting
you are highlighting
they are highlighting
Present perfect
I have highlighted
you have highlighted
he/she/it has highlighted
we have highlighted
you have highlighted
they have highlighted
Present perfect continuous
I have been highlighting
you have been highlighting
he/she/it has been highlighting
we have been highlighting
you have been highlighting
they have been highlighting
Present tense is used to refer to circumstances that exist at the present time or over a period that includes the present time. The present perfect refers to past events, although it can be considered to denote primarily the resulting present situation rather than the events themselves.

PAST

Past
I highlighted
you highlighted
he/she/it highlighted
we highlighted
you highlighted
they highlighted
Past continuous
I was highlighting
you were highlighting
he/she/it was highlighting
we were highlighting
you were highlighting
they were highlighting
Past perfect
I had highlighted
you had highlighted
he/she/it had highlighted
we had highlighted
you had highlighted
they had highlighted
Past perfect continuous
I had been highlighting
you had been highlighting
he/she/it had been highlighting
we had been highlighting
you had been highlighting
they had been highlighting
Past tense forms express circumstances existing at some time in the past,

FUTURE

Future
I will highlight
you will highlight
he/she/it will highlight
we will highlight
you will highlight
they will highlight
Future continuous
I will be highlighting
you will be highlighting
he/she/it will be highlighting
we will be highlighting
you will be highlighting
they will be highlighting
Future perfect
I will have highlighted
you will have highlighted
he/she/it will have highlighted
we will have highlighted
you will have highlighted
they will have highlighted
Future perfect continuous
I will have been highlighting
you will have been highlighting
he/she/it will have been highlighting
we will have been highlighting
you will have been highlighting
they will have been highlighting
The future is used to express circumstances that will occur at a later time.

CONDITIONAL

Conditional
I would highlight
you would highlight
he/she/it would highlight
we would highlight
you would highlight
they would highlight
Conditional continuous
I would be highlighting
you would be highlighting
he/she/it would be highlighting
we would be highlighting
you would be highlighting
they would be highlighting
Conditional perfect
I would have highlight
you would have highlight
he/she/it would have highlight
we would have highlight
you would have highlight
they would have highlight
Conditional perfect continuous
I would have been highlighting
you would have been highlighting
he/she/it would have been highlighting
we would have been highlighting
you would have been highlighting
they would have been highlighting
Conditional or "future-in-the-past" tense refers to hypothetical or possible actions.

IMPERATIVE

Imperative
you highlight
we let´s highlight
you highlight
The imperative is used to form commands or requests.
NONFINITE VERB FORMS
Infinitive
to highlight
Past participle
highlighted
Present Participle
highlighting
Infinitive shows the action beyond temporal perspective. The present participle or gerund shows the action during the session. The past participle shows the action after completion.

WORDS THAT RHYME WITH HIGHLIGHT


apophyllite
əˈpɒfɪˌlaɪt
argillite
ˈɑːdʒɪˌlaɪt
chessylite
ˈtʃɛsɪˌlaɪt
chrysophilite
krɪˈsɒfɪˌlaɪt
daylight
ˈdeɪˌlaɪt
hydrophilite
haɪˈdrɒfɪˌlaɪt
melilite
ˈmɛlɪˌlaɪt
menilite
ˈmɛnɪˌlaɪt
Mutazilite
muːˈtɑːzɪˌlaɪt
nephelite
ˈnefɪˌlaɪt
proselyte
ˈprɒsɪˌlaɪt
rubellite
ˈruːbɪˌlaɪt
skylight
ˈskaɪˌlaɪt
sperrylite
ˈspɛrɪˌlaɪt
tachylite
ˈtækɪˌlaɪt
tachylyte
ˈtækɪˌlaɪt
toxophilite
tɒkˈsɒfɪˌlaɪt
triphylite
ˈtrɪfɪˌlaɪt
troilite
ˈtrəʊɪˌlaɪt
twilight
ˈtwaɪˌlaɪt

WORDS THAT BEGIN LIKE HIGHLIGHT

highjacking
highland
Highland cattle
Highland Clearances
Highland dress
Highland fling
Highland Games
Highlander
Highlands
highlife
highlighter
highlights
highly
highly charged
highly paid
highly rated
highly strung
highly trained
highman
highmost

WORDS THAT END LIKE HIGHLIGHT

back-up light
backlight
bright
come to light
delight
flashlight
flight
green light
headlight
in-flight
in mid-flight
light
limelight
moonlight
red light
slight
spotlight
starlight
sunlight
the spotlight
Very light

Synonyms and antonyms of highlight in the English dictionary of synonyms

SYNONYMS

SYNONYMS OF «HIGHLIGHT»

The following words have a similar or identical meaning as «highlight» and belong to the same grammatical category.
synonyms of highlight

Translation of «highlight» into 25 languages

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TRANSLATION OF HIGHLIGHT

Find out the translation of highlight to 25 languages with our English multilingual translator.
The translations of highlight from English to other languages presented in this section have been obtained through automatic statistical translation; where the essential translation unit is the word «highlight» in English.

Translator English - Chinese

亮点
1,325 millions of speakers

Translator English - Spanish

plato fuerte
570 millions of speakers

English

highlight
510 millions of speakers

Translator English - Hindi

उजागर
380 millions of speakers
ar

Translator English - Arabic

نِقَاطٌ رَئِيسِيَّة
280 millions of speakers

Translator English - Russian

ключевой момент
278 millions of speakers

Translator English - Portuguese

destaque
270 millions of speakers

Translator English - Bengali

লক্ষণীয় করা
260 millions of speakers

Translator English - French

temps fort
220 millions of speakers

Translator English - Malay

Menyerlahkan
190 millions of speakers

Translator English - German

Höhepunkt
180 millions of speakers

Translator English - Japanese

ハイライト
130 millions of speakers

Translator English - Korean

최고조의 부분
85 millions of speakers

Translator English - Javanese

Nyorot
85 millions of speakers
vi

Translator English - Vietnamese

phần nổi bật
80 millions of speakers

Translator English - Tamil

முன்னிலைப்படுத்த
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Marathi

हायलाइट करा
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Turkish

vurgulamak
70 millions of speakers

Translator English - Italian

momento saliente
65 millions of speakers

Translator English - Polish

główna atrakcja
50 millions of speakers

Translator English - Ukrainian

головна подія
40 millions of speakers

Translator English - Romanian

trăsătură esențială
30 millions of speakers
el

Translator English - Greek

καλύτερο σημείο
15 millions of speakers
af

Translator English - Afrikaans

hoogtepunt
14 millions of speakers
sv

Translator English - Swedish

höjdpunkt
10 millions of speakers
no

Translator English - Norwegian

høydepunkt
5 millions of speakers

Trends of use of highlight

TRENDS

TENDENCIES OF USE OF THE TERM «HIGHLIGHT»

The term «highlight» is very widely used and occupies the 5.699 position in our list of most widely used terms in the English dictionary.
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Principal search tendencies and common uses of highlight
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FREQUENCY OF USE OF THE TERM «HIGHLIGHT» OVER TIME

The graph expresses the annual evolution of the frequency of use of the word «highlight» during the past 500 years. Its implementation is based on analysing how often the term «highlight» appears in digitalised printed sources in English between the year 1500 and the present day.

Examples of use in the English literature, quotes and news about highlight

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10 QUOTES WITH «HIGHLIGHT»

Famous quotes and sentences with the word highlight.
1
Aravind Adiga
At a time when India is going through great changes and, with China, is likely to inherit the world from the West, it is important that writers like me try to highlight the brutal injustices of society.
2
Gbenga Akinnagbe
The company Liberated People represents just not liberation of different nations around the world; it can be special liberation days. It can be what the company represents and helps highlight someone's personal liberation date.
3
Paul Allen
With documentary-film projects, you hope you highlight an area of concern people haven't thought about before. A lot of times, I'm asking myself - 'This seems to be a significant problem. What can be done that hasn't been done?'
4
Jose Maria Aznar
I want to highlight once again that when we talk about the fight against terrorism and the circles around it and when we talk about ensuring the safety and the peace of all, we are not talking about fantasies.
5
Diora Baird
I've done everything from cater, wait tables, pre-school teacher, painting, to being Cinderella, Elmo, a clown, nanny, selling hair... I would do kid's parties and entertain and do magic and paint faces and balloon animals. The highlight of my life.
6
Darren Boyd
Oh my goodness; the highlight of my career. I couldn't pick a show or a moment because that would just be impossible.
7
Connie Britton
A definite highlight was doing 'The Brothers McMullen.' Shooting that movie was such a joy - and then we wound up winning the Sundance Film Festival. That big-break moment is visceral. It happens once in a decade, maybe once in a lifetime.
8
Amy Chua
Westerners often laud their children as 'talented' or 'gifted', while Asian parents highlight the importance of hard work. And in fact, research performed by Stanford psychologist Carol Dweck has found that the way parents offer approval affects the way children perform, even the way they feel about themselves.
9
Yvette Clarke
We examine and highlight the history of the African descendants in America, and know that each and every one of us has come this far because of our faith in this country.
10
Chelsea Clinton
I am excited to work with NBC News to continue to highlight stories of organizations and individuals who make their communities and our world healthier, more just and more humane.

10 ENGLISH BOOKS RELATING TO «HIGHLIGHT»

Discover the use of highlight in the following bibliographical selection. Books relating to highlight and brief extracts from same to provide context of its use in English literature.
1
ESPN Ultimate Highlight Reel: The 365 Wildest, Weirdest, ...
This edition celebrates more than 25 years of the most eye-popping, mind-blowing, jump-off-the-couch-worthy sports highlights from the network that made them famous in the first place.
ESPN Sportscenter, 2006
2
2010 Census: Preliminary Lessons Learned Highlight the Need ...
This testimony focuses on lessons learned from the 2010 Census, and initiatives that show promise for producing a more cost-effective population count in 2020. Illus. This is a print on demand report.
Robert Goldenkoff (au), 2011
3
Forest Service: Emerging Issues Highlight the Need to ...
The Forest Service, within the U.S. Dept. of Ag., manages over 190 million acres of forest and grassland.
Robin M. Nazzaro, 2009
4
Nursing Home Fire Safety: Recent Fires Highlight Weaknesses ...
The GAO was asked to report on: (1) the rationale for not requiring all homes to be sprinkled, (2) the adequacy of federal fire safety standards for nursing homes that lack automatic sprinklers, & (3) the effectiveness of state & federal ...
Kathryn G. Allen, 2004
5
From Twilight to Highlight: The Physics of Supernovae: ...
This volume deals with astronomical observations of supernovae and their relation to nuclear and particle astrophysics.
W. Hillebrandt (Ed), Bruno Leibundgut, 2003
6
The Polar Regions and Climatic Change
Presents a general overview of the general research needs in the area of the effect of the polar regions on global climatic change.
‎1984
7
My First Highlight Book of Numbers
Another award winning book from Early Start: This book has been name one of Dr. Toys 100 Best Childrens Products for 2008.
‎2008
8
Evolution of the Sportscast Highlight Form: From Peep Show ...
The significance of this study stems from the prominent position sports media in general and sports journalism in particular occupy within the political and cultural economy of late capitalism.
Raymond W. Gamache, 2008
9
Mac OS X Snow Leopard: The Missing Manual: The Missing Manual
Choose aÆSystem Preferences, click Appearance, and use the Highlight Color pop-up menu. That much may seem obvious. But most first-time Mac users have no idea how to manipulate more than one icon at a time—an essential survival ...
David Pogue, 2009
10
Becoming a Master Student
With this in mind, highlight or underline sparingly—usually less than 10 percent of the text. If you mark up too much on a page, you defeat the purpose: to flag the most important material for review. Finally,jot down new questions, and note ...
Dave Ellis, 2014

10 NEWS ITEMS WHICH INCLUDE THE TERM «HIGHLIGHT»

Find out what the national and international press are talking about and how the term highlight is used in the context of the following news items.
1
Renewal Projects, Down to the Sidewalks, Highlight Social Divides …
Renewal Projects, Down to the Sidewalks, Highlight Social Divides. By MICHAEL KIMMELMAN JULY 15, 2015. Inside. Supported By. Photo. A memorial at the ... «New York Times, Jul 15»
2
Playoff Races, Trade Talks Highlight 2nd Half of MLB Season - ABC …
Playoff Races, Trade Talks Highlight 2nd Half of MLB Season. Jul 15, 2015, 11:19 AM ET. By BEN WALKER AP Baseball Writer ... «ABC News, Jul 15»
3
MLB: Playoff races, trade talks highlight 2nd half of season | The Salt …
MLB: Playoff races, trade talks highlight 2nd half of season. By BEN WALKER The Associated Press. First Published Jul 15 2015 12:53PM • Updated 14 minutes ... «Salt Lake Tribune, Jul 15»
4
Things To Do Planner: Snooty the manatee, pop-up cat cafe …
Things To Do Planner: Snooty the manatee, pop-up cat cafe highlight week of July 16 07/15/15 [Last modified: Wednesday, July 15, 2015 ... «Tampabay.com, Jul 15»
5
Playoff races, trade talks highlight 2nd half of MLB season - The Times
Playoff races, trade talks highlight 2nd half of MLB season. Saved. Save Article; My Saved Items · Print Email. « Kris Bryant,Dexter Fowler. ». «nwitimes.com, Jul 15»
6
O'Malley to highlight immigration reform in Iowa visit - Globe Gazette
His plan, which he will highlight on his fifth trip to Iowa since announcing his presidential campaign in May, will address immigration reform ... «Mason City Globe Gazette, Jul 15»
7
Baby store owners highlight 'momtreprenuers'
LINDON, Utah County — A new local baby store is promoting families and motherhood by simplifying the shopping process for parents and ... «KSL.com, Jul 15»
8
Nitty Gritty Dirt Band, Montgomery Gentry highlight Franklin County …
HAMPTON | Highlights of the Franklin County Fair, which runs today through Sunday in Hampton, include performances by the Nitty Gritty Dirt ... «Waterloo Cedar Falls Courier, Jul 15»
9
Nominations accepted for 2015 Highlight Hagerstown Awards …
Nominations accepted for 2015 Highlight Hagerstown Awards. The Hagerstown Beautification Advisory Committee recognizes residents and ... «Herald-Mail Media, Jul 15»
10
NJ Transit fare hikes squeeze riders, highlight N.J.'s transportation …
NJ Transit fare hikes squeeze riders, highlight N.J.'s transportation funding problem | Opinion. transit fares. Starting October 1, NJ Transit fares ... «NJ.com, Jul 15»

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