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English definition of “-bound”

-bound

suffix (PREVENTING LEAVING)    /-baʊnd/
( causing people to be) unable to leave a place because of an unwanted condition : During his long illness he was completely housebound (= he could not leave the house ). She has been wheelchair-bound for several years . The airport was completely fogbound (= covered by fog ).Lack of freedom to act
(Definition of -bound suffix (PREVENTING LEAVING) from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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