attachment · noun /əˈtætʃ.mənt/Full view
Nouns: attachment, detachment
Adjectives: attached, unattached, detachable, detached
Verbs: attach, detach
attachment (EQUIPMENT)
B2 C an extra piece of equipment that can be added to a machine
Dictionary example:

This food processor has a special attachment for grinding coffee.

attachment (COMPUTING)
B2 C a computer file that is sent together with an e-mail message
Dictionary examples:

I'll e-mail my report to you as an attachment.

I wasn't able to open that attachment.

attachment (FEELING)
C2 C or U a feeling of love or strong connection to someone or something
Dictionary examples:

She had a special attachment to these students.

I wasn't aware of any emotional attachment.

Learner example:

Despite this impression she rejected her growing attachment to George in order to fulfil her family's expectation[s]. (Certificate of Proficiency in English; C2; Polish)

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