how to pronounce highlights


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the above transcription of highlights is a detailed (narrow) transcription according to the rules of the International Phonetic Association; you can find a description of each symbol by clicking the phoneme buttons in the secction below.

highlights is pronounced in two syllables

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An example use of highlights in a speech by a native speaker of american english:

“… is that it really highlights sort of the …”

meanings of highlights


  1. Summary of an event, such as a sporting event, focussing on the most entertaining or consequential aspects; compilation of each highlight of that event.
  2. Plural of highlight.


  1. Third-person singular simple present indicative form of highlight.

highlights frequency in english - B2 level of CEFR

the word highlights occurs in english on average 19.7 times per one million words; this frequency warrants it to be in the study list for B2 level of language mastery according to CEFR, the Common European Framework of Reference.

topics highlights can be related to

it is hard to perfectly classify words into specific topics since each word can have many context of its use, but our machine-learning models believe that highlights can be often used in the following areas:

1) business and work;

2) communication, information, and media;

3) leisure and entertainment;

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