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tie

noun [C] (CONNECTION)    /taɪ/
ties C2 [plural] the friendly feelings that people have for other people, or special connections with places: Family ties are weaker if you move a long way away. I no longer feel any ties with my home town. He urged governments worldwide to break diplomatic ties with the new regime.Relationships in general
(Definition of tie noun (CONNECTION) from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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