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binding

bind·ing

binding

 
 
pronunciation:
baIn dIng
parts of speech:
noun, adjective
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Word Combinations (noun, adjective)
part of speech: noun
definition 1: the act of fastening, securing, and holding together.
definition 2: a cover securing papers or pages of a book.
definition 3: a decorative or protective strip of fabric fastened to the edge of a piece of clothing, curtain, or the like.
similar words:
border
definition 4: a fastening device attached to a ski, designed to grip the ski boot.
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part of speech: adjective
definition 1: uncomfortably restrictive.
definition 2: obligatory; compulsory.
The law is binding.
similar words:
compulsory, involuntary, obligatory
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