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 Dictionary entry overview: What does attache mean? 

ATTACHE (noun)
  The noun ATTACHE has 2 senses:

1. a specialist assigned to the staff of a diplomatic mission
2. a shallow and rectangular briefcase

  Familiarity information: ATTACHE used as a noun is rare.

 Dictionary entry details 

ATTACHE (noun)

Sense 1attache [BACK TO TOP]


A specialist assigned to the staff of a diplomatic mission

Classified under:

Nouns denoting people

Hypernyms ("attache" is a kind of...):

specialiser; specialist; specializer (an expert who is devoted to one occupation or branch of learning)

Hyponyms (each of the following is a kind of "attache"):

cultural attache (an attache who is a specialist in cultural matters)

military attache (an attache who is a specialist in military matters)

Holonyms ("attache" is a member of...):

diplomatic mission (a mission serving diplomatic ends)

Sense 2attache [BACK TO TOP]


A shallow and rectangular briefcase

Classified under:

Nouns denoting man-made objects


attache case; attache

Hypernyms ("attache" is a kind of...):

briefcase (a case with a handle; for carrying papers or files or books)

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