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detachment in Army topic

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englishdetachmentde‧tach‧ment /dɪˈtætʃmənt/ noun  1 [uncountable]EMOTIONAL# the state of not reacting to or being involved in something in an emotional way opp involvementdetachment from He felt a sense of detachment from what was happening around him.2 [countable]PMA a group of soldiers who are sent away from a larger group to do a special job3 [singular, uncountable] formal when something becomes separated from something elsedetachment of detachment of the retina
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detachmentDad approached the business of agriculture with the zeal and detachment of a scientist.It is compatible with the canon of artistic detachment, but it can cause controversy.Affluent people tend to look upon illiteracy with comfortable detachment.Doctors need to have some degree of emotional detachment.Elias noted that to adopt this approach in our work requires a special effort of detachment.Eochaid and his fifty horsemen had overcome the special detachment from Leven and were safely inside the monastery.Such detachment models predict that two types of passive margin will be produced by continental rupture.She looks at the three hands with detachment, as if they are a still life.detachment fromSeveral people reported a sense of detachment from their bodies after taking the drug.