how to pronounce detached


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detached is pronounced in two syllables

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An example use of detached in a speech by a native speaker of american english:

“… that's just completely detached from …”

meanings of detached


  1. Having or showing no bias or emotional involvement; disinterested.
  2. Not physically attached; separated from something it could connect to.
  3. Of a house: not joined to another house on either side.
  4. Not influenced by anyone else; characterized by an impersonal objectivity; impartial.


  1. Simple past tense and past participle of detach.

detached frequency in english - C2 level of CEFR

the word detached occurs in english on average 4 times per one million words; this frequency warrants it to be in the study list for C2 level of language mastery according to CEFR, the Common European Framework of Reference.

topics detached can be related to

it is hard to perfectly classify words into specific topics since each word can have many context of its use, but our machine-learning models believe that detached can be often used in the following areas:

1) communication, information, and media;

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