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technicality

Pronunciation: /ˌteknɪˈkæləti/

Translation of technicality in Spanish:

noun/nombre (plural -ties)

  • 1.1 countable/numerable (detail) detalle (masculine) técnico there are still technicalities to be solved todavía quedan por resolver algunos detalles técnicos she was acquitted on a technicality [Law/Derecho] fue absuelta en virtud de un tecnicismo jurídico
    Example sentences
    • And in a third major terrorism case, the Justices ruled on a technicality, sidestepping the merits of that case.
    • The Court must rule on a technicality about the institution's legal status, not that the director was a serial abuser.
    • The only people it really helps are those accused of crime in the courts, to allow them sometimes to get off on a technicality.
    1.2 uncountable/no numerable (of language, style) tecnicismo (masculine)
    Example sentences
    • The nature of average war cinema is one that trivializes the human consequences of war for a focus on pure excitement, strategy and technicality.
    • He skilfully manages to convey the meat of the science without undue technicality, but also without any dumbing down.
    • The band's strong technicality is vividly evident throughout.

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