bright spot

noun

Definition of bright spot

informal
: a good thing that occurs during a bad or difficult time Car sales were one of the few bright spots for the economy last year.

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“Bright spot.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/bright%20spot. Accessed 17 May. 2021.

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