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pinpoint
American English: /ˈpɪnˌpɔɪnt/
British English: /ˈpɪnpɔɪnt/

Translation of pinpoint in Spanish:

transitive verb

  • 1 (determine)
    (position/aircraft)
    localizar con exactitud
    ubicar con exactitud (Latin America)
    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.

noun

  • puntito (masculine)
    (before noun) pinpoint accuracy
    precisión (feminine) milimétrica
    Example sentences
    • In the middle of the blackness, there was a tiny pinpoint of light.
    • As the woman made to get off the boulder she was perched upon, a tiny pinpoint of yellow light flashed upon the horizon, something which was almost invisible.
    • She felt a warm dot on her forehead, like a tiny pinpoint of light.
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