Meaning of ATTACHMENT in English

ATTACHMENT

n.1 a thing attached or to be attached, esp. to a machine, device, etc., for a special function.

2 affection, devotion.

3 a means of attaching.

4 the act of attaching or the state of being attached.

5 legal seizure.

6 a temporary position in, or secondment to, an organization.

Etymology: ME f. F attachement f. attacher (as ATTACH, -MENT)

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