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noun     detachment pronunciation in British English
/dɪˈtætʃmənt/
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singulardetachment
pluraldetachments
  1. 1
    [uncountable] a feeling of not being involved with someone or something in a close or emotional way

    She observed them arguing with a sense of detachment.

  2. 2
    [countable] a group of soldiers sent to perform a special job separately from the rest of their group
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