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English definition of “binding”

binding

adjective  /ˈbɑɪn·dɪŋ/ law us  
(esp. of an agreement) not to be avoided or broken: Both sides agreed to submit the dispute to binding arbitration (= to a decision they would have to obey).

binding

noun [C]  /ˈbɑɪn·dɪŋ/ us  
The binding of a book is the type of cover it has: a cloth binding
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