in detail
phrasal with all the particulars <
explained the job in detail
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New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • In detail — Detail De tail (d[=e] t[=a]l or d[ e]*t[=a]l ; 277), n. [F. d[ e]tail, fr. d[ e]tailler to cut in pieces, tell in detail; pref. d[ e] (L. de or dis ) + tailler to cut. See {Tailor}.] 1. A minute portion; one of the small parts; a particular; an… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • in detail — adverb Thoroughly; including every detail; with all particulars. I do not understand it, could you please explain it to me in detail? …   Wiktionary

  • Defeat in detail — is a military phrase referring to the tactic of bringing a large portion of one s own force to bear on small enemy units in sequence, rather than engaging the bulk of the enemy force all at once. This exposes one s own units to a small risk, yet… …   Wikipedia

  • examine in detail — index investigate Burton s Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton. 2006 …   Law dictionary

  • mention in detail — index itemize Burton s Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton. 2006 …   Law dictionary

  • state in detail — index expound, specify Burton s Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton. 2006 …   Law dictionary

  • state something in detail — index elaborate Burton s Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton. 2006 …   Law dictionary

  • study in detail — index investigate, probe Burton s Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton. 2006 …   Law dictionary

  • tell in detail — index recount Burton s Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton. 2006 …   Law dictionary

  • work out in detail — index develop Burton s Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton. 2006 …   Law dictionary

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