Definition of attaché in English:

attaché

Syllabification: at·ta·ché
Pronunciation: /ˌatəˈSHā, ˌata-
 
/

noun

  • 1A person on the staff of an ambassador, typically with a specialized area of responsibility: military attachés
    More example sentences
    • In the last week of June, a defense attaché and a political officer from the US Embassy in New Delhi made an unpublicised visit to Jammu and Kashmir.
    • The Ambassador thought that his attaché lacked objectivity and analytical skill.
    • As we were being shown around, one of the other ambassadors and his attaché, Richard, arrived.

Origin

early 19th century: from French, literally 'attached', past participle of attacher.

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