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English definition of “earthbound”

earthbound

adjective     /ˈɜːθ.baʊnd/ US  /ˈɝːθ-/
unable to leave the surface of the Earth: The space shuttle remained earthbound because of a technical fault.Space travel not exciting or showing much imagination: an uninspired and earthbound performanceTedious and uninspiring
(Definition of earthbound adjective from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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