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English definition of “bond”

bond

noun (ROPES)    /bɒnd/ US  /bɑːnd/
bonds [plural] literary the ropes or chains that hold prisoners and prevent them moving around or escaping: Loose his bonds and set him free.Prisons and parts of prisons
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