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1 a [count] : a device that directs a narrow, bright beam of light on a small area

They aimed the spotlight at the center of the stage.

1 b [count] : the area of light created by a spotlight

A spotlight moved across the stage.

The actor stood in the spotlight.

performing under the spotlights

2 the spotlight : public attention or notice

a baseball star who hates the spotlight

They're always in the spotlight.

School violence is once again under the media spotlight.
  [=getting a lot of attention from the media]

The news article turned/put the spotlight on the city's financial problems.

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