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noun

a flat, usually rigid, rectangular briefcase for carrying business papers, documents, or the like.

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Also called dispatch case.

Origin of attaché case

First recorded in 1900–05
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British Dictionary definitions for attaché case

attaché case

noun

a small flat rectangular briefcase used for carrying documents, papers, etc
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