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What about that word now? "Advertir"

I always wondered how to translate "faire remarquer" from french or "to remark that" (sthg, to sb) from english, in spanish.

Would "Advertir" do the job?

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Where I come from, "advertir" is more like "to give a warning". I think either "hacer notar" or "destacar" feels more natural.

Ejemplo/Example: "Quisiera destacar que esto nunca antes había sucedido."

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"Notar", "hacer notar" or even "remarcar" are better translations than "advertir".

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How can you use "remarcar" in this context? "Les hago remarcar que ..." ? –  Sebas Aug 24 '12 at 13:03
    
Like any other verb: "Les remarco que..." or "me gustaría remarcar/remarcarles" in a formal context. –  JoulSauron Aug 24 '12 at 14:31

The word "advertir" translates most closely to "to warn." "Notar" or "mencionar" would be my preference.

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