Destacar in English | Spanish to English Translation and Dictionary
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transitive verb
1. to emphasize, to highlight (poner de relieve)
  • cabe destacar que… it is important to point out that…
  • hay que destacar el trabajo de los actores the acting deserves special mention
2. to station (tropas); to assign, to send (corresponsal)
intransitive verb
3. to stand out (sobresalir)
  • destaca entre sus otras novelas por su humor it stands out among her other novels for o because of its humor
pronominal verb
1. to stand out (de/por from/because of)
  • el actor se destacó por sus dotes de cómico the actor was outstanding in comic roles
transitive verb
1 (hacer resaltar) to emphasize
poner de relieve
sirve para destacar su belleza it serves to show off her beauty; quiero destacar que ... I wish to emphasize that ...
2 (Mil) to detach; detail
3 (Informática) to highlight
intransitive verb
pronominal verb
1 (verse mejor) to stand out
destacarse contra o en o sobre algo to stand out o be outlined against sth; la torre se destaca contra el cielo the tower is silhouetted against the sky
2 [+persona] to stand out;por because of
Verb Conjugations for destacar
Gerund: destacando
Participle: destacado
The irregular conjugations of this verb are in red.
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