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spotlight

US [ˈspɑtˌlaɪt]
UK [ˈspɒtˌlaɪt]
  • n.聚光灯;聚光灯照亮的地方;聚光灯照明圈;媒体和公众的注意
  • v.用聚光灯照;突出报道(以使公众注意)
  • Web射灯;聚光灯效果;探照灯
Plural Form:spotlights  Present Participle:spotlighting  Past Tense:spotlighted  Past Tense:spotlit  
spotlight
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n.
1.
[c]
聚光灯a light with a single, very bright beam that can be directed at a particular place or person
The room was lit by spotlights.
房间被聚光灯照亮。
2.
[u]
聚光灯照亮的地方;聚光灯照明圈the area of light that is made by a spotlight
She stood alone on stage in the spotlight.
她独自站在舞台的聚光灯下。
3.
[u]
媒体和公众的注意attention from newspapers, television and the public
Unemployment is once again in the spotlight .
失业问题再次受到人们的关注。
The issue will come under the spotlight when parliament reassembles.
等议会重开的时候,这个问题将成为焦点。
The report has turned the spotlight on the startling rise in street crime.
这篇报道使人们将关注的目光投向街头犯罪激增的问题。
v.
1.
~ sth
用聚光灯照to shine a spotlight on sb/sth
a spotlit stage
聚光灯照亮的舞台
2.
~ sth
特别关注,突出报道(以使公众注意)to give special attention to a problem, situation, etc. so that people notice it
The programme spotlights financial problems in the health service.
节目突出报道了公共医疗机构的财政问题。

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