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English definition of “compound”
/ˈkɑm·pɑʊnd/ n [C] (COMBINATION)
› a mixture of two or more different parts or elements: His jokes have been described as a compound of fears, anxieties, and insecurities. › chemistry A compound is a chemical substance that combines two or more elements. › grammar A compound is a word consisting of two or more words: "Black eye" and "teaspoon" are compounds.