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English definition of “binding”


adjective     /ˈbaɪndɪŋ/
used to describe an agreement , contract , etc. that cannot be changed or stopped : Once signed , these documents are legally binding.binding on sb The court ruled that verbal distribution agreements are binding on both parties . a binding agreement / contract / commitment
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