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detailed description

This page is about the collocation detailed description

collocation pattern: adjective + noun

Meaning

a description that includes many details

For example

  • She gave the police a detailed description of her attacker.

  • I loved reading Chaucer's detailed descriptions of his characters.

Note:
Related collocations include "detailed account", "detailed report", "detailed drawing", etc.

Quick Quiz

A detailed description leaves out

a. some important details

b. the smallest details

c. very few details

Contributor: Matt Errey