in detail

[ noun dih-teyl, dee-teyl; verb dih-teyl or for 13, dee-teyl ]SEE DEFINITION OF in detail
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WORD ORIGIN

1630s, from French détailler "cut up in pieces; narrate in particulars," from Old French detaillier, from detail (see detail (n.)). Related: Detailed; detailing.

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