Meaning of “bonding” in the English Dictionary

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"bonding" in British English

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bondingnoun [ U ]

uk /ˈbɒn.dɪŋ/ us /ˈbɑːn.dɪŋ/

the process by which a close emotional relationship is developed:

Much of the bonding between mother and child takes place in those early weeks.

(Definition of “bonding” from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

"bonding" in American English

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bondingnoun [ U ]

us /ˈbɑn·dɪŋ/

the process of developing a close and lasting relationship:

Much of the bonding between mother and child takes place in those early weeks.

(Definition of “bonding” from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)

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