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attachment

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1 a feeling of strong or constant regard for and dedication to someone
  • I doubt that there's any permanent attachment between the two teenagers

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2 something that is not necessary in itself but adds to the convenience or performance of the main piece of equipment
  • bought a grinder attachment for the kitchen mixer

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3 adherence to something to which one is bound by a pledge or duty
  • an unflinching attachment to the marriage, through times both good and bad

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The first known use of attachment was in the 14th century

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attaching (to)

attachment

attachments

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“Attachment.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/attachment. Accessed 14 Aug. 2022.

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