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Pronunciation: /dɪˈteɪl; ˈdiːteɪl; ˈdiːteɪl/

Translation of detail in Spanish:


  • 1 countable/numerable 1.1 (particular) detalle (masculine), pormenor (masculine) identical in every detail idéntico hasta en el más mínimo detalle he asked for further details pidió más información or información más detallada
    Example sentences
    • In his call, the man described a conversation in a Totton pub between men discussing the attack and gave details of specific individuals.
    • Class discussions focus on specific details, including individual words, even sounds.
    • You display great attention to detail which can be considered good fortune or a curse when it comes to relationships.
    Example sentences
    • Detectives established addresses and other details and passed the information to British authorities.
    • Several have been swiped recently by crooks hoping to glean banking details and personal information.
    • Some of the papers contained highly sensitive details of informers and information supplied to Special Branch.
    1.2 (embellishment) detalle (masculine) 1.3 (insignificant matter) minucia (feminine), detalle (masculine) (sin importancia) 1.4 [Art/Arte] detalle (masculine)
    Example sentences
    • But Gluck says his favorite feature is the decorative detail along the top rim of the building.
    • Georgian homes are similar to Colonials, but feature richer details and ornamentation.
    • The work featured medium shapes, smaller shapes and finally, decorative details.
    Example sentences
    • Melville House was Fife's first mansion styled symmetrically with classical detail.
    • Its monumental scale, classical detail and rational, ordered planning were hallmarks of the style.
    • On the other hand, the depth and detail of the featurettes would complement a minor masterpiece.
    Example sentences
    • Community art initiatives in South Africa tend to always follow the cliché of painting murals or producing mosaic details.
    • Update I'm adding larger images of details of the pictures.
    • The catalog entries on icons are richly illustrated, including details of the larger panels.
  • 2 uncountable/no numerable (minutiae) detalles (masculine plural) he has an eye for detail es muy detallista or minucioso or meticuloso there's no need to go into detail no es necesario entrar en detalles or pormenores he went into great detail lo contó con todos los detalles or pormenores, lo contó con lujo de detalles or [colloquial/familiar] con pelos y señales to describe/explain sth in detail describir*/explicar* algo detalladamente or minuciosamente
    Example sentences
    • Not only are the small details now significantly more vivid, but the overall levels have been adjusted as well.
    • Evidently about what it is to that reporter's editor - a detail too minor to warrant correction.
    • In a piece written for the New York Review of Books, James Fenton pulls Bizot up for a couple of factual mistakes, but these seem to me to be minor details.
  • 3 [Military/Militar] 3.1 countable/numerable (group) destacamento (masculine), cuadrilla (feminine) 3.2 uncountable/no numerable (duty) to be on cleanup/latrine detail estar* en la cuadrilla de aseo/letrinas
    Example sentences
    • In that same year, he joined the Army MI Branch with a detail to the Infantry.
    • He was hurriedly escorted from the area by his security detail and Israeli police.
    • Troops should eat, play, train and even pull support details as squads, platoons and companies.

transitive verb/verbo transitivo

  • 1 (describe) [plan/similarities] exponer* en detalle, detallar
  • 2 [Military/Militar] destacar* to detail sb to + infinitive/infinitivo destacar* a algn a or para + infinitive/infinitivoto detail sb for/to sth they were detailed for guard duty fueron destacados para hacer la guardia he was detailed to another unit lo destacaron or destinaron a otra unidad

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Primaria is the name given in Spain to the first of the two compulsory levels of education. It is for pupils between six and twelve years of age and leads to the ESO - Educación Secundaria Obligatoria.