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bonded

[ bon-did ]
/ ˈbɒn dɪd /
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adjective
secured by or consisting of bonds: bonded debt.
placed in bond: bonded goods.
Textiles. made of two layers of the same fabric or of a fabric and a lining material attached to each other by a chemical process or adhesive: bonded wool.

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Origin of bonded

First recorded in 1590–1600; bond1 + -ed3

OTHER WORDS FROM bonded

un·bond·ed, adjectivewell-bonded, adjective
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British Dictionary definitions for bonded

bonded
/ (ˈbɒndɪd) /

adjective
finance consisting of, secured by, or operating under a bond or bonds
commerce deposited in a bonded warehouse; placed or stored in bond
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