minutia

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A small detail or piece of information, sometimes unimportant. The plural form for the word is minutiae. "It is important that you understand the overview of the system, but don't focus too much on the minutiae of how it works." "John stunned us with his vast knowledge about the movie, as he had watched it so many times he knew every minutia about every scene and character."

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There was only a minutia of information to be used to make the decision but it must be made in order to proceed.
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I thought the detail was rather minutia and did not require any further attention from the men on the firm.
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The CEO was great at coming up with big plans and making business deals but the little details tended to trip him up so he left the minutia to his very organized assistant.
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