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Definición de “bond” en inglés

bond

noun uk   /bɒnd/ us    /bɑːnd/

bond noun (CONNECTION)

B2 [C] a close connection joining two or more people: the bond(s) of friendship/love There has been a close bond between them ever since she saved him from drowning. In societies with strong family bonds (= relationships), people tend to live longer.Relationships in general

bond noun (FINANCIAL DOCUMENT)

[C] an official paper given by the government or a company to show that you have lent them money that they will pay back to you at a particular interest rate: I invested some money in savings bonds.Financial investments and the stock marketBills and invoices

bond noun (PROMISE)

[C] a written agreement or promise: They have entered into a solemn bond.Making and breaking promises and commitments [C] US specialized law an amount of money that is paid to formally promise that someone accused of a crime and being kept in prison will appear for trial if released: The judge ordered that he post a $10,000 bond pending his appeal of the verdict.Court cases, orders and decisions

bond noun (JOIN)

[C usually singular] a place where single parts of something are joined together, especially with glue, or the type of join made: When the glue has set, the bond formed is watertight. a strong/weak/permanent bondGlues and gluing and stickiness

bond noun (ROPES)

bonds [plural] literary the ropes or chains that hold prisoners and prevent them moving around or escaping: Loose his bonds and set him free.Prisons and parts of prisons

bond

verb [I or T] uk   /bɒnd/ us    /bɑːnd/

bond verb [I or T] (JOIN)

to stick materials together, especially using glue: This new adhesive can bond metal to glass.Glues and gluing and stickiness

bond verb [I or T] (MAKE CONNECTION)

C2 to develop a close connection or strong relationship with someone: The aim was to bond the group into a closely knit team. The hospital gives mothers no quiet private time in which to bond with their babies.Linking and relatingRegarding and concerning
(Definition of bond from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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