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pinpoint

Pronunciation: /ˈpɪnpɔɪnt/

Translation of pinpoint in Spanish:

transitive verb/verbo transitivo

  • 1.1 (determine) [position/aircraft] localizar* or (in Latin America also/en América Latina también) ubicar* con exactitud to pinpoint the causes/origins of the problem establecer* con exactitud cuáles son las causas/los orígenes del problema it's difficult to pinpoint the exact moment when … es difícil precisar exactamente en qué momento …
    Example sentences
    • As it turns out, Norm's palate was unfailing, and he had accurately pinpointed the source of his starter.
    • So Mum told her about the pages from the phone book found beside each murder victim, seemingly pinpointing the identity of the killer's next target.
    • Speaking at the scene, he said new information about the location of the youth's body had been received, pinpointing the two possible spots.
    1.2 (pick out) [fact] señalar

noun/nombre

  • puntito (masculine) (before noun/delante del nombre) pinpoint accuracy precisión (feminine) milimétrica

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