attaché

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noun at·ta·ché \ˌa-tə-ˈshā, ˌa-ˌta-, ə-ˌta-\

Definition of attaché

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

  2. 2 :  attaché case

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Origin and Etymology of attaché

French, past participle of attacher


ATTACHÉ Defined for English Language Learners

attaché

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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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