attaché

noun
at·​ta·​ché | \ ˌa-tə-ˈshā How to pronounce attaché (audio) , ˌa-ˌta-, ə-ˌta- \

Definition of attaché

1 : a technical expert on a country's diplomatic staff at a foreign capital a military attaché

First Known Use of attaché

1822, in the meaning defined at sense 1

History and Etymology for attaché

French, past participle of attacher

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“Attaché.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/attach%C3%A9. Accessed 24 Feb. 2020.

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attaché

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English Language Learners Definition of attaché

: a person who works at an embassy as an expert on a particular subject

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