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binding

[ bahyn-ding ]
/ ˈbaɪn dɪŋ /
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noun
adjective
that binds; restrictive.
having power to bind or oblige; obligatory: a binding promise.
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Origin of binding

Middle English word dating back to 1200–50; see origin at bind, -ing1, -ing2

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British Dictionary definitions for binding

binding
/ (ˈbaɪndɪŋ) /

noun
anything that binds or fastens
the covering within which the pages of a book are bound
the material or tape used for binding hems, etc
adjective
imposing an obligation or dutya binding promise
causing hindrance; restrictive
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