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attach to sb/sth

mainly UK formal
phrasal verb with attach uk   us   /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.
Translations of “attach to sb/sth”
in Chinese (Traditional) …具有(特性), 與…有關聯…
in Chinese (Simplified) …具有(特性), 与…有关联…
(Definition of attach to sb/sth from the Cambridge Advanced Learners Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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