a separate part in a list, account, or series <every detail was accounted for> Related Words article
a single piece of information <didn't leave out a single detail in his police report on the burglary> Related Words article
a small military unit with a special task or function <the officer sent out a detail to patrol the perimeter of the compound> Related Words commando
, firing squad
, rear guard
a specific task with which a person or group is charged <the soldier was placed on guard detail at the border crossing> Related Words burden
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