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binding

adjective  us   /ˈbɑɪn·dɪŋ/ law
(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]  us   /ˈbɑɪn·dɪŋ/
The binding of a book is the type of cover it has: a cloth binding
Translations of “binding”
in Korean 표지…
in Arabic غُلاف…
in Portuguese encadernação…
in Catalan enquadernació…
in Japanese 表紙, 装丁…
in Italian rilegatura…
in Chinese (Traditional) (尤指協議)必須遵守的,有結束力的…
in Russian обязывающий…
in Turkish bağlayıcı…
in Chinese (Simplified) (尤指协议)必须遵守的,有约束力的…
in Polish wiążący…
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