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  1. someone who is on attachment to an organization or company has been sent there for a short time by the organization or company that they normally work for. The American expression is on assignment
    on attachment to:

    In 1986 John was sent on attachment to the Paris office.

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a description of an economic or political situation based on analysis of information at the present time

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an unregulated form of capitalism that features financial deregulation, privatisation and low tax for high earners

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