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
exp.
it serves to show off her beauty
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'destacar' also found in translations in English-Spanish dictionary
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destacar
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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
"destacar": examples and translations in context
Permítanme destacar dos aspectos del informe. Allow me to highlight two aspects of the report.
Quisiéramos destacar seis prioridades de actuación. We would highlight six priorities for action.
Cabe destacar que no podemos ser indulgentes. I must stress that there cannot be any complacency.
Queremos destacar nuestra labor en las tres esferas siguientes. We would stress our work in the following three fields.
También quiero destacar el aspecto histórico. I would also like to emphasise the historical aspect.
Quiero destacar que los Estados miembros también hacen aportaciones fiscales. I would emphasise, too, that Member States also make fiscal contributions.
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