ADJ. real, undoubted The real highlight of the trip for me was the visit to the Tower of London. | personal | edited, recorded ~s (used to talk about sports broadcasts) Recorded highlights of the match will be shown later tonight.
PHRASES the highlight of the day, week, year, etc. The highlight of the week was Saturday's firework display.
ADV. clearly These figures clearly highlight the difference in world living standards. | dramatically, graphically The needs of these children were dramatically highlighted by the Child Poverty Action Group. | merely, only, simply The peace talks merely highlighted the great gulf in understanding between the two sides.
VERB + HIGHLIGHT serve to The incident has sadly only served to highlight the differences within the party.