Definition of attaché
1 : a technical expert on a country's diplomatic staff at a foreign capital a military attaché
2 : attaché case
Recent Examples of attaché from the Web
In one incident last year, a Russian military helicopter dived to make multiple passes over the hood of a vehicle that was part of the U.S. defense attache in northern Russia.
In one previously undisclosed incident last year, a Russian military helicopter dropped down from the sky to pass just feet over the hood of a vehicle being driven by the U.S. defense attache in northern Russia.
In one instance, GDMA staff ghostwrote a letter on behalf of the Navy’s attache office praising the company, and Francis forwarded the letter to Brooks to sign and send to the Navy Fleet Industrial Supply Center, which handles logistical support.
The share of infrastructure in the World Bank’s business has dropped from 70 percent in its early days to 30 percent in the 2000s, said Dollar, a former U.S. Treasury attache in Beijing.
Firefighter Paramedic Matt Kodicek demonstrated how the power lift attaches to the cot and how the automatic chest compression systems purchased by the department works in conjunction with the unit.
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Origin and Etymology of attaché
French, past participle of attacher
First Known Use: 1822See Words from the same year
ATTACHÉ Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of attaché for English Language Learners
: a person who works at an embassy as an expert on a particular subject
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