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covalent bond

noun [C] uk   /kəʊˌveɪ.ləntˈbɒnd/ us    /koʊˌveɪ.ləntˈbɑːnd/ specialized
a chemical bond in which two atoms share one or more pairs of electrons that hold them together
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