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1(detail)detalle técnico masculinothere are still technicalities to be solved — todavía quedan por resolver algunos detalles técnicos
- she was acquitted on a technicality — fue absuelta en virtud de un tecnicismo jurídico
- The Tennessee Supreme Court eventually reversed that conviction on a technicality, and the law was finally repealed in 1967.
- The Court must rule on a technicality about the institution's legal status, not that the director was a serial abuser.
- This conviction was later overturned on a technicality.
- He was acquitted on a technicality last month, but has been asked by the government to provide a full explanation for his conduct.
- So it's a formal legal rule that has saved them, rather than a technicality.
- The only people it really helps are those accused of crime in the courts, to allow them sometimes to get off on a technicality.
- But this is all a matter of procedure and technicality, not the moral heart of the matter.
- Having decided the decision between borrowers and lenders on the legal interpretation of a single word, he then hides behind another technicality.
- New guidelines to independent appeals panels call for them to take into account the impact on the whole school of bringing back excluded pupils, and not to reinstate pupils on a technicality.
- The life of a prosecutor is not an easy one especially when offenders are acquitted on a technicality.
- Charges of making false medical aid claims against him were dropped on a technicality and he instantly claimed he was innocent.
- The case was then sent back for a retrial on a technicality.
- In any event, no serious artiste should want to enter any level of competition purely on the basis of a loophole or technicality.
- The civil case was dismissed on a technicality but was later revived.
- Who knows, maybe something good will come of this, or maybe, as often happens, the whole process will get stuck in some kind of regulation technicality or other.
- And in a third major terrorism case, the Justices ruled on a technicality, sidestepping the merits of that case.
- They won on a technicality and now I am supposed to pay a lot of money which I won't pay.
- Often, forensic testimony is dismissed on a technicality, like an assumption the investigator made or the way he described something to the jury.
- But the conviction was overturned on a technicality.
- A charge was brought against the officer who was found not guilty on a technicality.
2(of language, style)tecnicismo masculino
- The nature of average war cinema is one that trivializes the human consequences of war for a focus on pure excitement, strategy and technicality.
- The band's strong technicality is vividly evident throughout.
- Traditional ballet as a whole is being laid to rest in the ethereal stage technicality of rolling smoke and the dancers playing dead.
- Some level of technicality in the treatment seems unavoidable.
- He skilfully manages to convey the meat of the science without undue technicality, but also without any dumbing down.
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