Associations to the word «Detachment»
DETACHMENT, noun. (uncountable) The action of detaching; separation.
DETACHMENT, noun. (uncountable) The state of being detached or disconnected; insulation.
DETACHMENT, noun. (uncountable) Indifference to the concerns of others; aloofness.
DETACHMENT, noun. (uncountable) Absence of bias; impartiality; objectivity.
DETACHMENT, noun. (uncountable) (military) The separation of a military unit from the main body for particular purpose or a special mission.
DETACHMENT, noun. (countable) (military) The unit so dispatched.
DETACHMENT, noun. (countable) (military) A permanent unit organized for special duties.
DETACHMENT, noun. (countable) Any smaller portion of a main body separately employed.
DETACHMENT, noun. Avoiding emotional involvement.
DETACHMENT, noun. The act of releasing from an attachment or connection.
DETACHMENT, noun. The state of being isolated or detached; "the insulation of England was preserved by the English Channel".
DETACHMENT, noun. A small unit of troops of special composition.
DETACHMENT, noun. Coming apart.
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