about icon-addNote android4 Answer apple4 icon-appStoreEN icon-appStoreES icon-appStorePT icon-appStoreRU Imported Layers Copy 7 icon-arrow-spined icon-ask icon-attention icon-bubble-blue icon-bubble-red ButtonError ButtonLoader ButtonOk icon-cake icon-camera icon-card-add icon-card-calendar icon-card-remove icon-card-sort chrome-extension-ru chrome-extension-es-mx chrome-extension-pt-br chrome-extension-ru comment comment icon-cop-cut icon-cop-star Cross Dislike icon-editPen icon-entrance icon-errorBig facebook flag flag_vector icon-globe icon-googlePlayEN icon-googlePlayRU icon-greyLoader icon-cake Heart 4EB021E9-B441-4209-A542-9E882D3252DE Created with sketchtool. Info Kebab icon-lamp icon-lampBig icon-learnHat icon-learning-hat Dislike Loup Loup icon-more icon-note icon-notifications icon-pen Pencil icon-play icon-plus-light icon-plus icon-rosie-cut Rune scrollUp Share-icon Shevron-Down Shevron Left Shevron Right sound sound1 sound2 sound3 sound4 sound2 icon-star Swap icon-translate Trash icon-tutor-ellipsis icon-tutor-flip Tutor folder icon icon-tutor-learned icon-twoWayArrow Mezhdunarodny_logotip_VK vk icon-word pen_icon Logo Logo Logo
without examplesFound in 8 dictionaries

The Universal Dictionary
  • It is intended for a full-text search and it significantly expands the possibilities of working with lexical items from the Russian glossary of LingvoUniversal. Contains usage examples, synonyms, and antonyms.

spotlight

['spɔtlaɪt] брит. / амер.

  1. сущ.

      1. осветительный прожектор (обычно в театре)

      2. луч (осветительного прожектора)

    1. авто подвижная фара, фара-искатель

    2. всеобщее внимание

  2. гл.; прош. вр., прич. прош. вр. spotlit

    1. осветить (прожектором, фарой)

    2. сделать центром внимания; выдвинуть на первый план

    3. амер. охотиться или рыбачить ночью с фонариком

Learning (En-Ru)

spotlight

['spɒtlaɪt]

  1. n

    1. театр. прожектор для подсветки

    2. центр внимания

  2. v

    привлекать внимание; освещать

Unlock all free
thematic dictionaries

Examples from texts

In Taiwan, outgoing President Chen Shui-bian is stirring the independence pot, knowing that the Olympic spotlight will limit Beijing’s ability to respond forcefully.
В Тайване уходящий президент Чэнь Шуйбянь взбалтывает горшок независимости, зная, что центр Олимпийского внимания ограничит способность Пекина дать мощный отпор.
© Project Syndicate 1995 – 2011
© Project Syndicate 1995 – 2011
Every one of them is aimed at effacing the real personality and turning the spotlight on itself.
Каждая из этих функций по отдельности стремится уменьшить значение реальной личности и обратить прожектор на себя.
Horney, Karen / Our Inner Conflicts: A Constructive Theory of NeurosisХорни, Карен / Наши внутренние конфликты. Конструктивная теория невроза
Наши внутренние конфликты. Конструктивная теория невроза
Хорни, Карен
Our Inner Conflicts: A Constructive Theory of Neurosis
Horney, Karen
© renewed 1972 by Renate Mintz, Marianne von Eckardt andHorney Swarzenski Brigitte
© 1945 by W. W. Norton & Company, Inc.
“Juicy sensational murder that shines a big spotlight on it.
– Сочное скандальное убийство, привлекающее прессу и свет прожекторов.
Robb, J.D. / Strangers In DeathРобертс, Нора / Бархатная смерть
Бархатная смерть
Робертс, Нора
© 2008 by Nora Roberts
© Издание на русском языке ООО "Издательство "Эксмо", 2009
© Перевод. Н. Миронова, 2009
Strangers In Death
Robb, J.D.
© 2008 by Nora Roberts
The edge of a dim spotlight beam showed me he had a chest the size of an oil drum.
В луче прожектора я разглядел, что грудь у него размером с нефтяную бочку.
Child, Lee / The EnemyЧайлд, Ли / Враг
Враг
Чайлд, Ли
© 2004 by Lee Child
© Перевод. В. Гольдич, И. Оганесова, 2010
© Издание на русском языке. ООО "Издательство "Эксмо", 2010
The Enemy
Child, Lee
© 2004 by Lee Child
Ad van Oers (see spotlight), another of the young leaders from UVGN, took charge of Calvé, the unit manufacturing peanut butter and dressings, in 1999.
Ад ван Урс (см. «Крупным планом: Ад ван Урс»), еще один лидер из UVGN, в 1999 году возглавил подразделение Calve´, производившее арахисовое масло и соусы.
Mirvis, Philip,Ayas, Karen,Roth, George / To the Desert and Back. The Story of One of the Most Dramatic Business Transformations on RecordМирвис, Филип,Аяс, Карен,Рот, Джордж / В пустыню и обратно. История самого грандиозного корпоративного тренинга
В пустыню и обратно. История самого грандиозного корпоративного тренинга
Мирвис, Филип,Аяс, Карен,Рот, Джордж
© 2003, by Philip Mirvis, Karen Ayas and George Roth
© Издание на русском языке, перевод, оформление ООО "Альпина Бизнес Букс", 2006
© перевод с английского И.Окуньковой
To the Desert and Back. The Story of One of the Most Dramatic Business Transformations on Record
Mirvis, Philip,Ayas, Karen,Roth, George
© 2003, by Philip Mirvis, Karen Ayas and George Roth
The camera spotlight threw gnarled shadows beyond her down the shaft, illuminating Chartrand and Langdon.
На камере по-прежнему ярко горел фонарь, бросая свет на идущих впереди Лэнгдона и Шартрана.
Brown, Dan / Angels and DemonsБраун, Дэн / Ангелы и демоны
Ангелы и демоны
Браун, Дэн
© Dan Brown, 2000
© Перевод. Г.Б. Косов, 2004
© ООО «Издательство ACT», 2005
Angels and Demons
Brown, Dan
© 2000 by Dan Brown
The Boy stared at the spotlight; music, love, nightingale, postman: the words stirred in his brain like poetry; one hand caressed the vitriol bottle in his pocket, the other touched Rose's wrist.
Малыш смотрел на светлое пятно: «музыка», «любовь», «соловей», «почтальон» — слова эти трепетали в его мозгу, как стихи; одной рукой он ласкал склянку с серной кислотой, лежавшую у него в кармане, другой — держал руку Роз.
Greene, Henry Graham / Brighton RockГрин, Генри Грэм / Брайтонский леденец
Брайтонский леденец
Грин, Генри Грэм
© Greene Graham, 1938, 1940, 1945
© ООО Издательство "АСТ МОСКВА", 2009
Brighton Rock
Greene, Henry Graham
© 1938 by Graham Greene
© Graham Greene, 1966, 1970
He had a big damn mirror in front of the piano, with this big spotlight on him, so that everybody could watch his face while he played.
У него над роялем висело огромное зеркало, и сам он был освещен прожектором, чтоб все видели его лицо, когда он играл.
Salinger, Jerome / The Catcher in the RyeСэлинджер, Джером / Над пропастью во ржи
Над пропастью во ржи
Сэлинджер, Джером
© Р. Райт-Ковалева (наследник), перевод, 1967
© "Азбука-классика", 2004
The Catcher in the Rye
Salinger, Jerome
© 1945, 1946, 1951 by J. D. Salinger
© renewed 1979 by J. D. Salinger
The spotlight came on again at the head of the caldera and moved across the ridge.
Прожектор снова вспыхнул на верху кальдеры и двинулся вдоль края.
McCarthy, Cormac / No Country For Old MenМаккарти, Кормак / Старикам тут не место
Старикам тут не место
Маккарти, Кормак
© В. Минушин, перевод, 2009
© Издательская группа "Азбука-классика", 2009
© 2005 by M-71 Ltd
No Country For Old Men
McCarthy, Cormac
© 2005 by M-71 Ltd
First, the weak and largely jobless economic recovery in America and Europe shines the spotlight on China's surging exports and the non-tariff barriers confronted by would-be importers to China.
Во-первых, слабое экономическое оздоровление Америки и Европы, отягощенное высокой безработицей, оттеняет растущий китайский экспорт и нетарифные барьеры, воздвигаемые предполагаемыми импортёрами на пути Китая.
Patten, ChisПаттен, Крис
ттен, Крис
Паттен, Кри
© Project Syndicate 1995 - 2011
tten, Chis
Patten, Chi
© Project Syndicate 1995 - 2011
Keeping scrupulous records turns a spotlight on a problem and allows you to improve.
Скрупулезные записи позволяют четко определить проблему и затем решить ее.
Elder, Alexander / Come into My Trading RoomЭлдер, Александр / Трейдинг с д-ром Элдером: энциклопедия биржевой игры
Трейдинг с д-ром Элдером: энциклопедия биржевой игры
Элдер, Александр
© 2002 by Dr. Alexander Elder
© Издательский дом «Диаграмма», 2003
Come into My Trading Room
Elder, Alexander
© 2002 by Dr. Alexander Elder
Satisfied, Myshlaevsky finally switched on the lights in the assembly hall, in the corridor and the spotlight over the Emperor Alexander, locked the switchbox and put the key in his pocket.
Вдоволь наигравшись, Мышлаевский окончательно зажег зал, коридор и рефлектор над Александром, запер ящик на ключ и опустил его в карман.
Bulgakov, Michail / The White GuardБулгаков, Михаил / Белая гвардия
Белая гвардия
Булгаков, Михаил
© Мурманское книжное издательство, 1990
The White Guard
Bulgakov, Michail
© 1971 by McGraw-Hill Book Company
Growth and risk are in the spotlight
Развитие и сопутствующие риски в центре внимания
© 2011 PwC
© 2011 PwC
At the same time, Synhaeve (see spotlight) and UVGN’s operations managers would have to continue to deal with the aftermath of restructuring and keep a sharp focus on short-term results.
В то же время Сейнхаве (см. «Крупным планом: Ханс Сейнхаве») и начальники производства должны были продолжать расхлебывать последствия реструктуризации и работать над достижением краткосрочных результатов.
Mirvis, Philip,Ayas, Karen,Roth, George / To the Desert and Back. The Story of One of the Most Dramatic Business Transformations on RecordМирвис, Филип,Аяс, Карен,Рот, Джордж / В пустыню и обратно. История самого грандиозного корпоративного тренинга
В пустыню и обратно. История самого грандиозного корпоративного тренинга
Мирвис, Филип,Аяс, Карен,Рот, Джордж
© 2003, by Philip Mirvis, Karen Ayas and George Roth
© Издание на русском языке, перевод, оформление ООО "Альпина Бизнес Букс", 2006
© перевод с английского И.Окуньковой
To the Desert and Back. The Story of One of the Most Dramatic Business Transformations on Record
Mirvis, Philip,Ayas, Karen,Roth, George
© 2003, by Philip Mirvis, Karen Ayas and George Roth
We believe internal audit is still in the spotlight, but the pace of change has accelerated once again.
Сейчас внутренний аудит все еще сохраняет свой статус, но скорость перемен вновь возрастает.
© 2011 PwC
© 2011 PwC

Add to my dictionary

spotlight1/21
'spɔtlaɪtNounосветительный прожектор

User translations

The part of speech is not specified

  1. 1.

    прожектор, освещать

    translation added by Лия Моор
    0
  2. 3.

    прожектор

    translation added by Olga Blagova
    Bronze ru-en
    1

Collocations

in the spotlight
в центре внимания
spotlight source
точечный источник света
come into the spotlight
засвечиваться
come into the spotlight
светиться

Word forms

spotlight

noun
SingularPlural
Common casespotlightspotlights
Possessive casespotlight'sspotlights'

spotlight

verb
Basic forms
Pastspotlighted
Imperativespotlight
Present Participle (Participle I)spotlighting
Past Participle (Participle II)spotlighted
Present Indefinite, Active Voice
I spotlightwe spotlight
you spotlightyou spotlight
he/she/it spotlightsthey spotlight
Present Continuous, Active Voice
I am spotlightingwe are spotlighting
you are spotlightingyou are spotlighting
he/she/it is spotlightingthey are spotlighting
Present Perfect, Active Voice
I have spotlightedwe have spotlighted
you have spotlightedyou have spotlighted
he/she/it has spotlightedthey have spotlighted
Present Perfect Continuous, Active Voice
I have been spotlightingwe have been spotlighting
you have been spotlightingyou have been spotlighting
he/she/it has been spotlightingthey have been spotlighting
Past Indefinite, Active Voice
I spotlightedwe spotlighted
you spotlightedyou spotlighted
he/she/it spotlightedthey spotlighted
Past Continuous, Active Voice
I was spotlightingwe were spotlighting
you were spotlightingyou were spotlighting
he/she/it was spotlightingthey were spotlighting
Past Perfect, Active Voice
I had spotlightedwe had spotlighted
you had spotlightedyou had spotlighted
he/she/it had spotlightedthey had spotlighted
Past Perfect Continuous, Active Voice
I had been spotlightingwe had been spotlighting
you had been spotlightingyou had been spotlighting
he/she/it had been spotlightingthey had been spotlighting
Future Indefinite, Active Voice
I shall/will spotlightwe shall/will spotlight
you will spotlightyou will spotlight
he/she/it will spotlightthey will spotlight
Future Continuous, Active Voice
I shall/will be spotlightingwe shall/will be spotlighting
you will be spotlightingyou will be spotlighting
he/she/it will be spotlightingthey will be spotlighting
Future Perfect, Active Voice
I shall/will have spotlightedwe shall/will have spotlighted
you will have spotlightedyou will have spotlighted
he/she/it will have spotlightedthey will have spotlighted
Future Perfect Continuous, Active Voice
I shall/will have been spotlightingwe shall/will have been spotlighting
you will have been spotlightingyou will have been spotlighting
he/she/it will have been spotlightingthey will have been spotlighting
Future in the Past Indefinite, Active Voice
I should/would spotlightwe should/would spotlight
you would spotlightyou would spotlight
he/she/it would spotlightthey would spotlight
Future in the Past Continuous, Active Voice
I should/would be spotlightingwe should/would be spotlighting
you would be spotlightingyou would be spotlighting
he/she/it would be spotlightingthey would be spotlighting
Future in the Past Perfect, Active Voice
I should/would have spotlightedwe should/would have spotlighted
you would have spotlightedyou would have spotlighted
he/she/it would have spotlightedthey would have spotlighted
Future in the Past Perfect Continuous, Active Voice
I should/would have been spotlightingwe should/would have been spotlighting
you would have been spotlightingyou would have been spotlighting
he/she/it would have been spotlightingthey would have been spotlighting
Present Indefinite, Passive Voice
I am spotlightedwe are spotlighted
you are spotlightedyou are spotlighted
he/she/it is spotlightedthey are spotlighted
Present Continuous, Passive Voice
I am being spotlightedwe are being spotlighted
you are being spotlightedyou are being spotlighted
he/she/it is being spotlightedthey are being spotlighted
Present Perfect, Passive Voice
I have been spotlightedwe have been spotlighted
you have been spotlightedyou have been spotlighted
he/she/it has been spotlightedthey have been spotlighted
Past Indefinite, Passive Voice
I was spotlightedwe were spotlighted
you were spotlightedyou were spotlighted
he/she/it was spotlightedthey were spotlighted
Past Continuous, Passive Voice
I was being spotlightedwe were being spotlighted
you were being spotlightedyou were being spotlighted
he/she/it was being spotlightedthey were being spotlighted
Past Perfect, Passive Voice
I had been spotlightedwe had been spotlighted
you had been spotlightedyou had been spotlighted
he/she/it had been spotlightedthey had been spotlighted
Future Indefinite, Passive Voice
I shall/will be spotlightedwe shall/will be spotlighted
you will be spotlightedyou will be spotlighted
he/she/it will be spotlightedthey will be spotlighted
Future Perfect, Passive Voice
I shall/will have been spotlightedwe shall/will have been spotlighted
you will have been spotlightedyou will have been spotlighted
he/she/it will have been spotlightedthey will have been spotlighted