to spell out
- make explicit; specify in detail
"You should spell out your demands"
- Let me spell it out for you.
- Do I have to spell this out for you?
- For Valentine's day, I used rose petals to spell out my sweetheart's name.
- He could put together words from his word list, or spell out words letter by letter.
- Researchers at the Gorilla Foundation have to spell out words like "c-a-n-d-y" and "g-u-m" when Koko is nearby.
- spell out in detail the measures to be implemented in 2011 and 2012, in order to comply with the targets in the January 2010 update;
- The Commission has issued various guidelines to spell out the conditions under which aid can be authorised on the basis of this provision.
- The Commission asked the Polish Government by letter of 13 January 2006 to spell out what its strategy for Gdynia Shipyard Group actually was.
- The Commission asked the Polish Government by letter of 13 January 2006 to spell out what its strategy for Gdynia Shipyard actually was.
- The operational plan should spell out the modalities for the disembarkation of the persons intercepted or rescued, in accordance with international law and any applicable bilateral agreements.
- It is therefore proposed to spell out that the representative of the State or the supervisory authority must release resources from the budget of the regional or local authority, or the establishment.
- spell out in detail and implement, by the end of March 2010, the currently planned tax system reforms, while using the potential efficiency gains to further reduce the deficit.
- As in the case of the schedules of tasks and obligations dated 28 August 1987, some 20 articles then spell out more precisely the content of these public service tasks.
- At the same time, the Commission learned from the press about ongoing talks on the sale of the shipyards in Gdynia and Gdańsk to strategic investors and on the separation of the two companies, which until that date had operated as part of the same group. The Commission asked the Polish Government by letter of 13 January 2006 to spell out what its strategy for Gdynia Shipyard Group actually was.
- It is necessary to ensure that there is proper correlation with the regionalisation, where applicable, of third countries, and in particular of Brazil, Namibia and South Africa, for the purposes of importing fresh meat into the Community, in order to ensure that any meat used in meat products does not come from animals from premises subject to restrictions on grounds of disease, to clarify the use of offal in certain meat products and to spell out clearly the requirements for meat of game birds used in meat products.