the spotlight

noun

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

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“The spotlight.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/the%20spotlight. Accessed 22 Oct. 2021.

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