US: /ˈditeɪɫ/, /dɪˈteɪɫ/

English Vietnamese dictionary

detail /'di:teil/
  • danh từ
    • chi tiết, tiểu tiết; điều tỉ mỉ, điều vụn vặt
      • the details of a story: chi tiết của một câu chuyện
      • to go (enter) into details: đi vào chi tiết
      • in detail: tường tận, tỉ mỉ, từ chân tơ kẽ tóc
    • (kỹ thuật) chi tiết (máy)
    • (quân sự) phân đội, chi đội (được cắt đi làm nhiệm vụ riêng lẻ)
    • (quân sự) sự trao nhật lệnh
    • ngoại động từ
      • kể chi tiết, trình bày tỉ mỉ
        • to detail a story: kể tỉ mỉ một câu chuyện
      • (quân sự) cắt cử
        • to detail someone dor some duty: cắt cử ai làm một nhiệm vụ gì

    Advanced English dictionary

    noun, verb
    + noun
    facts / information
    1 [C] a small individual fact or item; a less important fact or item: an expedition planned down to the last detail + He stood still, absorbing every detail of the street. + Tell me the main points now; leave the details till later.
    2 [U] the small facts or features of sth, when you consider them all together: This issue will be discussed in more detail in the next chapter. + The research has been carried out with scrupulous attention to detail. + The sketch was from memory but he had an eye for detail (= noticed and remembered small details). + The fine detail of the plan has yet to be worked out.
    3 (details) [pl.] information about sth: Please supply the following details:
    name, age and sex. + Further details and booking forms are available on request. + They didn't give any details about the game. + 'We had a terrible time-' 'Oh, spare me the details (= don't tell me any more).'

    small parts
    4 [C, U] a small part of a picture or painting; the smaller or less important parts of a picture, pattern, etc. when you consider them all together: This is a detail from the 1844 Turner painting. + a huge picture with a lot of detail in it
    5 [C] a group of soldiers given special duties
    Idioms: go into detail(s) to explain sth fully: I can't go into details now; it would take too long.
    + verb
    give facts / information
    1 [VN] to give a list of facts or all the available information about sth: The brochure details all the hotels in the area and their facilities.
    order soldier
    2 [often passive] to give an official order to sb, especially a soldier, to do a particular task: [VN to inf] Several of the men were detailed to form a search party. [also VN]
    clean car
    3 [VN] (AmE) to clean a car extremely thoroughly: He got work for a while detailing cars.

    Collocation dictionary


    little, minor, minute, small, tiny
    It is important to get even the small details right.
    | considerable, fine, great, meticulous
    Now let us examine this idea in greater detail. Every new animal or plant found was recorded in meticulous detail.
    | exact, precise
    I don't need to know the precise details of your quarrel.
    | colourful, vivid | graphic, sordid
    I can still remember the accident in graphic detail.
    | intimate
    The diary contains intimate details of their life together.
    | complete, full
    We'll give you full details of how to enter our competition later.
    | bare, brief, sketchy ~s
    He only managed to give the police a few sketchy details of the robbery.
    | essential
    I only know the barest details of his plans.
    | practical
    I haven't sorted out the practical details of getting there yet.
    | complex, intricate | final
    Everyone must approve the basic plan before the final details are drawn up.
    | concrete
    Can you give me some concrete details of how you've been saving money?
    | factual, historical, technical


    I must correct some points of detail in your article on Barcelona.
    | wealth
    The book provides a wealth of detail on daily life in Ancient Rome.
    | level
    Ensure that your diagrams contain the appropriate level of detail.


    give, go into, provide, send, supply
    Briefly describe the product, but do not give any technical details at this stage. I don't want to go into any more detail than absolutely necessary.
    | lay out, lay sth out in, set out, set sth out in, spell out, spell sth out in
    Details of the pension plan are set out below. The rules are set out in detail in chapter seven.
    | establish, finalize, work out, work sth out in
    We haven't yet worked out the the case.
    | show
    The receipt shows details of the item purchased.
    | disclose, pass on, release ~s
    The city council refused to disclose details of the proposed traffic ban.
    | find out ~s
    You can find o
    | enter ~s
    Enter your details in the form below then click on ‘submit’.
    | take ~s
    The secretary took my details and said they would get back to me.
    | check
    Make sure you check the details of the policy before you sign it.
    | record
    The computer records the details of everyone entering the country.
    | be lacking in, lack
    The speech was well delivered but lacking in detail.


    for ~s
    For details contact Joanna Morland.
    | in ~
    I haven't looked at the proposal in detail yet.
    | over a/the ~
    They're still arguing over the details of the contract.
    | ~ about
    I won't go into detail about the threats she made.
    | ~ on
    For more detail on how to obtain a visa, see page 8.


    attention to detail
    The secret of their success lies in their attention to detail.
    | down to the last detail
    an expedition planned down to the last detail
    | every last detail
    She remembered every last detail of what I'd told her the month before.
    | an eye for detail
    He has an excellent eye for detail.
    | full of detail
    Her short stories are full of detail and humour.
    | a lack of detail
    The report was criticized for its lack of detail. travel details.
    | discuss, negotiate
    We still need to negotiate the details of the contract.
    | fill sb in on
    I'll give you a call later and fill you in on the details.
    | spare sb
    (informal) ‘We had a terrible time?’ ‘Oh, spare me the details (= don't tell me any more).’
    | contain, have
    Tomorrow's papers will contain full details of

    Concise English dictionary

    +an isolated fact that is considered separately from the whole
    +a small part that can be considered separately from the whole
    +extended treatment of particulars
    +a crew of workers selected for a particular task
    +a temporary military unit
    +provide details for
    +assign to a specific task