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attach

verb [T] (TAKE GOODS)    /əˈtætʃ/ UK specialized
to officially take someone's money or the things that they own, or to arrest someone, usually because that person has failed to pay money that is owed Punishing and punishmentsPunishing by causing painHitting and beatingArresting and charging
(Definition of attach verb (TAKE GOODS) from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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