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attaches

verb
present tense third-person singular of attach

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2 to pick (someone) by one's authority for a specific position or duty
  • attached the colonel to the new regiment

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3 to take ownership or control of (something) by right of one's authority
  • attached the house for nonpayment of property taxes

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attachés

noun
plural of attaché

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“Attaches.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/attaches. Accessed 27 Jan. 2021.

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