tied

/ (taɪd) /

adjective British

(of a public house, retail shop, etc) obliged to sell only the beer, products, etc, of a particular producera tied house; tied outlet
(of a house or cottage) rented out to the tenant for as long as he or she is employed by the owner
(of a loan) made by one nation to another on condition that the money is spent on goods or services provided by the lending nation

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