detachment
Pronunciation
  • IPA: /dɪˈtæt͡ʃmənt/
Noun

detachment

  1. (uncountable) The action of detaching; separation.
  2. (uncountable) The state of being detached or disconnected; insulation.
  3. (uncountable) Indifference to the concerns of others; disregard; nonchalance; aloofness.
  4. (uncountable) Absence of bias; impartiality; objectivity.
  5. (uncountable, military) The separation of a military unit from the main body for a particular purpose or special mission.
  6. (countable, military) The unit so dispatched.
  7. (countable, military) A permanent unit organized for special duties.
  8. (countable) Any smaller portion of a main body separately employed.
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