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English definition of “attach to sb/sth”

attach to sb/sth

mainly UK formal phrasal verb with attach     /əˈtætʃ/ verb [T]
If you say that a particular quality attaches to someone or something, you mean that they have that quality: Don't worry - it was an accident and no blame attaches to either of you. [+ -ing verb] Great honour attaches to winning this award.Having and owning - general words
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