destacar translation | Spanish-English dictionary

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destacar

  
a       vt  
1    (=hacer resaltar)   to emphasize  
sirve para destacar su belleza      it serves to show off her beauty  
quiero destacar que ...      I wish to emphasize that ...  
2      (Mil)   to detach, detail
3      (Inform)   to highlight
b       vi   destacarse      vpr  
1    (=verse mejor)   to stand out  
destacarse contra o en o sobre algo      to stand out o be outlined against sth  
la torre se destaca contra el cielo      the tower is silhouetted against the sky  
2    [persona]   to stand out     ( por      because of)  
Translation Spanish - English Collins Dictionary  
quiero destacar que ... exp.
I wish to emphasize that ...

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Collaborative Dictionary     Spanish-English
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it serves to show off her beauty
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'destacar' also found in translations in English-Spanish dictionary
v.
Destacar
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destacar
(IDIOMS)
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destacar en
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destacar {or} sobresalir en inglés
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destacar {or} descollar sobre algn
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empezar a destacar
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empezar a destacar
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"destacar": examples and translations in context
Me permito destacar algunas medidas importantes adoptadas por la Cumbre. I would like to highlight some significant measures adopted by the summit.
Señor Presidente, me gustaría destacar tres aspectos. Mr President, I would like to highlight three issues.
Debo destacar que desde 1998 hemos avanzado mucho. I should stress that we have achieved a great deal since 1998.
Me gustaría destacar que la Comisión tiene una doble responsabilidad. I would like to stress that the Commission has a dual responsibility.
Pero quiero también destacar algunos puntos. I would just like to emphasize some points.
Hoy, la delegación china desea destacar varias cuestiones. Today, the Chinese delegation would like to emphasize several issues.
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