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Meaning of “binding” in the English Dictionary

"binding" in British English

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bindingadjective

uk   us   /ˈbaɪn.dɪŋ/
(​especially of an ​agreement) that cannot be ​legallyavoided or ​stopped: a binding agreement The ​contract wasn't legally binding.

bindingnoun

uk   us   /ˈbaɪn.dɪŋ/
(Definition of binding from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

"binding" in American English

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bindingadjective

 us   /ˈbɑɪn·dɪŋ/ law
(esp. of an ​agreement) not to be ​avoided or ​broken: Both ​sidesagreed to ​submit the ​dispute to binding ​arbitration (= to a ​decision they would have to ​obey).

bindingnoun [C]

 us   /ˈbɑɪn·dɪŋ/
The binding of a ​book is the ​type of ​cover it has: a ​cloth binding
(Definition of binding from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)

"binding" in Business English

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bindingadjective

uk   us   /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 ​courtruled that ​verbaldistributionagreements are binding on both ​parties. a binding ​agreement/​contract/​commitment
(Definition of binding from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “binding”
in Arabic غُلاف…
in Korean 표지…
in Portuguese encadernação…
in Catalan enquadernació…
in Japanese 表紙, 装丁…
in Chinese (Simplified) (尤指协议)必须遵守的,有约束力的…
in Turkish bağlayıcı…
in Russian обязывающий…
in Chinese (Traditional) (尤指協議)必須遵守的,有結束力的…
in Italian rilegatura…
in Polish wiążący…
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