detail
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detail
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
1. (minute part)
a. el detalle
(m) means that a noun is masculine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
The auditor checked every detail and found the accounts to be in order.El auditor revisó cada detalle y halló que las cuentas estaban en orden.
2. (collectively)
a. los detalles
(m) means that a noun is masculine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
The magazine seeks to hire an art director with an eye for detail.La revista busca contratar a un director de arte con un ojo para los detalles.
3. (art)
a. el detalle
(m) means that a noun is masculine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
The detail on this statue is so realistic.El detalle de esta estatua es tan realista.
4. (military)
a. el destacamento
(m) means that a noun is masculine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
The corporal is in charge of the kitchen detail.El cabo está encargado del destacamento de cocina.
b. la cuadrilla
(f) means that a noun is feminine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
I'm sending you to work with the road detail.Te voy a enviar a trabajar en la cuadrilla de carretera.
A transitive verb is a verb that requires a direct object (e.g. I bought a book.).
5. (to describe)
a. detallar
Marco detailed the plan twice to make sure everyone understood.Marco detalló el plan dos veces para asegurarse de que todos lo hubieran entendido.
6. (military)
a. destacar
The sergeant detailed the corporal to patrol the perimeter.El sargento destacó al cabo a patrullar el perímetro.
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detail
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
1. (item of information)
a. el detalle
(m) means that a noun is masculine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
to pay attention to detailprestar atención a los pequeños detalles
to go into detail(s)entrar en detalles
in detailen or con detalle
detailsdetalles mpl
minor detailsdetalles sin importancia
2. (military)
a. la piquete m, cuadrilla
(f) means that a noun is feminine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
(group of soldiers)
A transitive verb is a verb that requires a direct object (e.g. I bought a book.).
3. (describe)
a. detallar
4. (military)
a.
This refers to an idiomatic word or phrase for which there is no word-for-word translation.
no direct translation
to detail somebody to do somethingencomendar a alguien hacer algo
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detail [ˈdiːteɪl]
noun
1 (gen) detalle (m)
there are still one or two details to sort out hay todavía un par de detalles or cosas que concretar; to go into detail(s) entrar en detalles; pormenorizar; down to the last detail hasta el más mínimo detalle; for further details contact J. Sims para más información póngase en contacto con J. Sims
2 (taken collectively) detalles (m)
the wonderful detail of the painting la maravillosa minuciosidad del cuadro; attention to detail minuciosidad (f); in detail en detalle; detalladamente
3 (Mil) destacamento (m)
transitive verb
1 [+facts, story] detallar
2 (Mil) destacar;to do sth para hacer algo
Collins Complete Spanish Electronic Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers 2011
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