Meaning of ATTACHMENT in English

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.

[ ME f. F attachement f. attacher (as ATTACH, -MENT) ]

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