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English definition of “-bound”

-bound

suffix (COVERED)    /-baʊnd/
used to describe a book that is covered or held together in the stated way: a leather-bound book a spiral-bound notebookCovering and adding layers used to describe clothes or other objects that have edges covered in the stated way: leather-bound cuffsDecorating or making something attractive
(Definition of -bound suffix (COVERED) from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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