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noun detail pronunciation in British English /ˈdiːteɪl/ 
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  1. 1
    [countable] one of many small facts or pieces of information relating to a situation

    They knew everything about me, down to the last detail.

    1. a.
      [countable/uncountable] a fact that is not important

      Don't worry too much about the details.

  2. 2


    [plural] information
    further/full details:

    For further details contact Sam Davis.

    Full details are available from the following address.

    1. b.
      information about something that is for sale, especially a house

      It doesn't mention a garage in the details.

  3. 3
    [uncountable] all the small aspects or features that something has, especially when they are difficult to notice
    attention to detail:

    Attention to detail is important in this job.

    an eye for detail:

    She has an incredibly good eye for detail (=ability to notice detail).

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  4. 4
    [countable] a small part of something such as a painting or photograph, especially when shown separately from the rest of it

    The cover shows a detail from a Victorian painting.

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