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Meaning of “detach” in the English Dictionary

"detach" in British English

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detachverb [T]

uk   us   /dɪˈtætʃ/
(Definition of detach from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

"detach" in American English

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detachverb [T]

 us   /dɪˈtætʃ/
to ​separate or ​remove something from something ​else that it is ​connected to: Detach the ​lowerhalf of the ​form and ​return it to the above ​address.
(Definition of detach from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)

"detach" in Business English

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detachverb [T]

uk   us   /dɪˈtætʃ/
to ​separate or ​remove something from something else that it is ​joined to: detach sth from sth Detach the ​replyslip from this ​letter and ​return it to the above ​address.
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(Definition of detach from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “detach”
in Korean 분리하다…
in Arabic يَفْصُل…
in Malaysian pisah…
in French détacher…
in Russian отделять, отрывать…
in Chinese (Traditional) 使分離,使分開, 拆掉…
in Italian staccare…
in Turkish ayırmak, söküp çıkarmak…
in Polish odłączać, odrywać, zdejmować…
in Spanish separar, quitar…
in Vietnamese tháo gỡ…
in Portuguese desencaixar, desligar, desunir…
in Thai ถอดออก…
in German abnehmen…
in Catalan separar, desenganxar…
in Japanese ~を切り取る, ~を分離する…
in Chinese (Simplified) 使分离,使分开, 拆掉…
in Indonesian melepaskan…
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