point out

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→ voir point et out.

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point out /Prononciation ?/ transitif

  1. Désigner, indiquer, montrer (physiquement).
  2. (Figuré) Indiquer, montrer.
    • He was the first and certainly not the last to point out that BIOS actually stands for “Basic Input/Output System,” not “Built-In Operating System” as I have it here (and as it ought to be); but I feel that I am entitled to trample all other considerations into the dirt in my pursuit of a satisfying pun, so this part of the book is unchanged. (Neal Stephenson, Snow Crash, 1992 (éd. 1993), ISBN 0-553-56262-4)

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