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detail

2 verb
     
detail2 [transitive]
1 to list things or give all the facts or information about something:
The report details the progress we have made over the last year.
2

detail somebody to (do) something

PM to officially order someone, especially soldiers, to do a particular job:
Four soldiers were detailed to guard duty.
3 American English to clean a car very thoroughly, inside and out [= valet British English]

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