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1 detail /dɪˈteɪl/ /ˈdiːˌteɪl/ noun
plural details
1 detail
/dɪˈteɪl/ /ˈdiːˌteɪl/
noun
plural details
Learner's definition of DETAIL
[count]
: a small part of something
[noncount] : the small parts of something
◊ If you have an eye for detail or a fine/good/keen eye for detail, you are good at noticing small but important things that other people might not notice.
[count] : a particular fact or piece of information about something or someone
[noncount] : information about something or someone that is often specific or precise
: a special job that is given to a soldier or group of soldiers
[noncount]
[count]

go into detail

: to discuss or describe everything about something including the small or unimportant parts

in detail

: including a lot of information about something : without leaving out any important parts
2 detail /dɪˈteɪl/ /ˈdiːˌteɪl/ verb
details; detailed; detailing
2 detail
/dɪˈteɪl/ /ˈdiːˌteɪl/
verb
details; detailed; detailing
Learner's definition of DETAIL
[+ object]
: to state particular facts or information about (something) : to describe or discuss the details of (something)
US : to thoroughly clean (a car) in an attempt to make it look new
formal : to choose (a person or group of people) to do a special job
often used as (be) detailed
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