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Synonyms for detachment
dɪˈtætʃ məntde·tach·ment

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  1. withdrawal, detachmentnoun

    avoiding emotional involvement

    separation, insularity, drug withdrawal, onanism, insulation, backdown, climb-down, insularism, coitus interruptus, disengagement, withdrawal method, withdrawal, pulling out, secession, breakup

  2. detachment, disengagementnoun

    the act of releasing from an attachment or connection

    separation, fallback, pullout, insulation, insularism, disengagement, withdrawal, insularity, breakup

  3. insulation, insularity, insularism, detachmentnoun

    the state of being isolated or detached

    "the insulation of England was preserved by the English Channel"

    separation, insulation, insulating material, disengagement, insularism, insulant, withdrawal, insularity, breakup

  4. detachmentnoun

    a small unit of troops of special composition

    breakup, insularism, disengagement, insulation, insularity, withdrawal, separation

  5. separation, breakup, detachmentnoun

    coming apart

    legal separation, insulation, separation, dissolution, disengagement, insularism, breakup, withdrawal, insularity, interval

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  1. detachmentnoun

    disconnection, separation, disunion, isolation, segregation

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  1. List of paraphrases for "detachment":

    secondment, posting, détachement, detachments, seconded, outposting, det

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  1. Edward Ramotowski:

    All applicable security checks were done for that individual, Ms. Malik, that includes an immigrant visa interview, it includes facial recognition screening, it includes interagency counterterrorism screening, it included a review by the visa security unit of immigration and customs enforcement, which as a detachment in Islamabad in our embassy there and it included the full biometric fingerprint checks and in all cases, the results of those checks were clear. There were no indications of any ill intent by that individual at the time the visa was issued.

  2. May Sarton:

    We are able to laugh when we achieve detachment, if only for a moment.

  3. Devon Jerome Crawford:

    Mayor Rahm Emanuel is implicated in the shooting death of Laquan McDonald, this killing indicates the detachment of city leaders from the plight of black, teenage youth on the South Side of Chicago and a willingness by the city to criminalize blackness as opposed to reforming structural inequality.

  4. W. Somerset Maugham:

    Hypocrisy is the most difficult and nerve-racking vice that any man can pursue; it needs an unceasing vigilance and a rare detachment of spirit. It cannot, like adultery or gluttony, be practiced at spare moments; it is a whole-time job.

  5. Kane Ray:

    In the A320 family, accidents and incidents range from fan-cowl detachment, landing gear collapse, bird strikes right through to hull-losses through pilot error, most aircraft have teething problems and in most cases these are eradicated. Very rarely, these issues cause disasters -- largely because of a culmination of factors that lead to the event.

Translations for detachment

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  • откъсване, чета, отделяне, безпристрастност, отряд, отчужденостBulgarian
  • taĉmentoEsperanto
  • puolueettomuus, välinpitämättömyys, erillisosasto, irrallisuusFinnish
  • leválásHungarian
  • detasemenIndonesian
  • distaccamento, imparzialità, distacco, oggettivitàItalian
  • detachement, losraking, scheiding, afstandelijkheid, onpartijdigheid, detachering, gereserveerdheidDutch
  • detașament, indiferență, despărțire, obiectivitate, detașare, separare, desprindere, imparțialitateRomanian
  • отделе́ние, отрядRussian
  • роз'єднання, відірваність, безсторонність, відокремлення, відчуження, відділення, відчуженість, безстрасність, загінUkrainian
  • 支队Chinese

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