Meaning of ATTACHMENT in English

ATTACHMENT

noun

COLLOCATIONS FROM OTHER ENTRIES

an email attachment (= a computer file sent in an email )

Don’t open an email attachment unless you know who sent it.

COLLOCATIONS FROM CORPUS

■ ADJECTIVE

deep

But he does not have a deep personal attachment to any of them.

But the mantra serves mainly to remind me of my deep attachment to the nubble.

A gracious Chiyonofuji noted that Takahanada, in his deep attachment to each bout, was totally different from other sumo wrestlers.

emotional

There are still strong emotional attachments to these outposts, which are spread out over the valley.

The emotional attachment for audiences is the relationship between Flynt and Althea, and she is absolutely instrumental at that.

It is a perfect pairing of emotional attachment and learning.

Ostertag has an emotional and historical attachment to this generally uninspiring grape.

In 1984, only 59 percent were looking for an emotional attachment .

Do people search for emotional attachments when they migrate to cities?

In particular, emotional attachments may be given a justification which psychologically does not explain why the individual holds the attachments.

new

It is certainly the time when the bereaved person begins to think about forming new attachments in various ways.

This sudden new attachment that feels as old as my dreams unnerves me.

Not only should an understanding be gained of a history of losses, but also of the potential for new attachments .

Yet already they were ungrateful recalcitrant children, escaping from him in all directions, capable of forming new friendships and attachments .

Even Nannerl was distressed by Wolfgang's new attachment , and complained that he neglected to write to her and her father.

romantic

It is not just a romantic attachment between two individuals to the exclusion of the world at large.

I know I should not allow one of my dearest friends to discover so late on of my romantic attachment ....

Again, I am not just talking about romantic attachments , but also about simple friendships.

And 46 percent of the under-25s said they didn't view marriage as their last romantic attachment .

strong

There are still strong emotional attachments to these outposts, which are spread out over the valley.

I had a strong attachment to him.

They are not in one place for long enough to develop strong attachments with their fellow employees.

This strong attachment to a hard-won freedom can neither be denigrated, nor eradicated from consciousness.

A caring relative who has a strong attachment to the old person may find the vulnerability of the loved one nearly intolerable.

Unless there was a strong sentimental attachment to the place.

Even the political system, however strong the attachment to it, tends to be justified in pragmatic terms.

■ VERB

develop

Otherwise, they claimed, the child would fail to develop bonds and attachments with his new carers.

Although they may develop attachments to several people, one person will be preferred.

They are not in one place for long enough to develop strong attachments with their fellow employees.

Others develop attachments so that they can carry eggs.

Hostages are said to develop similarly complex attachments to their captors.

form

Recently he had formed another attachment , one which he valued more.

Doctors say the children have difficulty bonding because they have never formed an attachment to one caregiver.

It is certainly the time when the bereaved person begins to think about forming new attachments in various ways.

The fact that the bereft child formed another attachment becomes an excuse: It wouldn't be right to break another attachment.

Between campaigns he formed attachments of a more lasting kind.

She never formed any attachment to her grandmother or father.

Yet already they were ungrateful recalcitrant children, escaping from him in all directions, capable of forming new friendships and attachments .

EXAMPLES FROM OTHER ENTRIES

a romantic attachment

I'm sending the document as an attachment . Please let me know if you have trouble reading it.

This vacuum cleaner comes with a range of attachments.

EXAMPLES FROM CORPUS

But-this is crucial-it remains an attachment .

But in terms of the idea of attachment objects can be very varied.

If these six parasites find an attachment , there will be dismemberment..

On the contrary she seemed rather to welcome Lesley-Jane's attachment .

The group who were the most uncompromising in their attachment to divine and hereditary right were the Nonjurors.

The service you get is fairly standard, with no apparent limits imposed on storage space or attachment size.

This is not excessive if all attachments are included and a comprehensive review of literature is included.

Longman DOCE5 Extras English vocabulary.      Дополнительный английский словарь Longman DOCE5.