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detachment

de·tach·ment

detachment

 
pronunciation:
dih taech mnt
part of speech: noun
definition 1: the condition of someone or something that is detached.
antonyms:
attachment
definition 2: the act or process of separating something from a whole to which it is connected.
antonyms:
attachment
definition 3: a feeling or condition of being impartial or uninvolved.
The judge listened to both sides of the story with appropriate detachment.
definition 4: a small military unit formed or dispatched for some particular purpose.
definition 5: the sending out of such a unit.