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English definition of “bond”

bond

verb [I or T] (MAKE CONNECTION)    /bɒnd/ US  /bɑːnd/
C2 to develop a close connection or strong relationship with someone: The aim was to bond the group into a closely knit team. The hospital gives mothers no quiet private time in which to bond with their babies.Linking and relatingRegarding and concerning
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