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English definition of “attachment”

attachment

noun [C or U] (FEELING OF LOVE)    /əˈtætʃ.mənt/
C2 a feeling of love or strong connection to someone or something: At university I formed a strong attachment to one of my tutors. She is unlikely to give up her lifelong attachment to feminist ideas.Liking specialized psychology a feeling of love and need for another person, for example for a mother by her child: Secure attachment is believed to be important for healthy development. Infants can form attachments to any caregiver.Health in general
(Definition of attachment noun (FEELING OF LOVE) from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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