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detail

noun [C/U] (INFORMATION)   /dɪˈteɪl, ˈdi·teɪl/
a particular fact or item of information, often noticed only after giving something your close attention, or such facts or items considered as a group: [C] We have a report of a serious accident on Route 23, but so far no details. [U] She showed a businesslike attention to detail. [U] I can’t go into much detail, but I’ve been having some health problems recently. We know roughly what he wants to do, but we haven’t discussed his plans in detail (= considering all the particular facts). detailed    /dɪˈteɪld, ˈdi·teɪld/ adjective a detailed account/description
(Definition of detail noun (INFORMATION) from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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