destacar translation English | 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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Additional comments:

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
exp.
destacar
(IDIOMS)
exp.
destacar en
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destacar {or} sobresalir en inglés
exp.
destacar {or} descollar sobre algn
exp.
empezar a destacar
exp.
empezar a destacar
"destacar": examples and translations in context
Entre ellas, quisiera destacar cuatro. I would like to highlight four of them.
Quiero destacar dos cosas en particular. I would like to highlight two things in particular.
Hoy quiero destacar el mensaje del señor Milinkevich. I would like today to stress Mr Milinkevich's message.
Cabe destacar que no podemos ser indulgentes. I must stress that there cannot be any complacency.
Permítanme destacar de nuevo ese punto. Allow me to emphasise that point again.
No obstante debo destacar que existen importantes impedimentos. I must emphasise, however, that there are serious constraints.
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