Detachment

  • 1 Detachment 88 — logo Active 2003 Present Country …

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  • 2 Detachment R — (also known as the U.S. Army Russian Area School) was a special U.S. Army School initially located in a former Wehrmacht garrison in Oberammergau and later moved to Regensburg, Germany, where it remained from 1950 to 1954, when it was moved back… …

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  • 3 detachment — [n1] disconnection disengagement, disjoining, dissolution, disunion, division, divorce, divorcement, partition, rupture, separation, severing, split up; concepts 388,747 Ant. attachment, combination, connection, linkage, merger detachment [n2]… …

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  • 4 Detachment — De*tach ment, n. [Cf. F. d[ e]tachement.] 1. The act of detaching or separating, or the state of being detached. [1913 Webster] 2. That which is detached; especially, a body of troops or part of a fleet sent from the main body on special service …

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  • 5 Detachment —   [dɪ tætʃmənt, englisch] das, s/ s, die Abspaltung eines Elektrons von einem freien negativen Ion durch Strahlungsabsorption (Photodetachment), durch Stöße oder durch chemische Reaktionen des Ions mit anderen Atomen oder Molekülen (assoziatives… …

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  • 6 Detachment — (frz. détacher = abgrenzen, entfernen) steht für: die Lösung eines Geschäftsobjekts bei Unternehmensanwendungen, siehe Enterprise JavaBeans eine tektonische Abscherungsfläche in der Geologie, siehe Abscherung (Geologie) Selbstentfremdung,… …

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  • 7 detachment — index candor (impartiality), disassociation, disinterest (lack of interest), disinterest (lack of prejudice), di …

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  • 8 detachment — 1660s, action of detaching, from Fr. détachement (17c.), from détacher (see DETACH (Cf. detach)). Meaning portion of a military force is from 1670s; that of aloofness from objects or circumstances is from 1798 …

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  • 9 detachment — ► NOUN 1) the state of being objective or aloof. 2) a group of troops, ships, etc. sent away on a separate mission. 3) the action or process of detaching …

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  • 10 detachment — [dē tach′mənt, ditach′mənt] n. [Fr détachement] 1. a detaching; separation 2. a) the sending of troops or ships on special service b) a unit of troops separated from a larger unit for special duty c) a small permanent unit organized for special… …

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  • 11 Detachment — For other uses, see Detachment (disambiguation). The lotus symbolizes non attachment in some religions in Asia owing to its ability to soar over the muddy waters and produce an immaculate flower. Detachment, also expressed as non attachment, is a …

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  • 12 detachment — noun ADJECTIVE ▪ complete ▪ clinical, professional ▪ She gazed at the body with almost clinical detachment. ▪ cool ▪ critical …

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  • 13 detachment — [[t]dɪtæ̱tʃmənt[/t]] detachments 1) N UNCOUNT Detachment is the feeling that you have of not being personally involved in something or of having no emotional interest in it. She did not care for the idea of socialising with her clients. It would… …

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  • 14 detachment — de|tach|ment [dıˈtætʃmənt] n 1.) [U] the state of not reacting to or being involved in something in an emotional way ≠ ↑involvement detachment from ▪ He felt a sense of detachment from what was happening around him. 2.) a group of soldiers who… …

    Dictionary of contemporary English

  • 15 detachment — noun 1) she looked on everything with detachment Syn: objectivity, dispassion, disinterest, open mindedness, neutrality, impartiality; indifference, aloofness 2) a detachment of soldiers Syn: unit, detail, squad …

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  • 16 detachment — UK [dɪˈtætʃmənt] / US noun Word forms detachment : singular detachment plural detachments 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 …

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  • 17 detachment — noun 1) she looked on with detachment Syn: objectivity, dispassion, disinterest, neutrality, impartiality 2) a detachment of soldiers Syn: unit, squad, detail, troop, contingent, ta …

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  • 18 detachment — Synonyms and related words: Jim Crow, KP, Olympian detachment, abstraction, abulia, accidia, acedia, adjunct, age group, alienation, aloneness, aloofness, anxiety, anxiety equivalent, anxiety state, apartheid, apartness, apathy, army, army group …

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  • 19 detachment — The renunciation of attractive objects and deep relationships which was urged both by Jesus (Luke 14:26) and Paul (Col. 3:9–10) on the ground not that they were intrinsically bad but because they could hinder a total commitment to the service of… …

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  • 20 Detachment — De|tach|ment [di tætʃmənt] das; s, s <aus gleichbed. engl. detachment, dies über fr. détachement (vgl. ↑Detachement) zu détacher, vgl. 1↑detachieren> Abspaltung eines ↑Elektrons von einem freien negativen ↑Ion (z. B. durch… …

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