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bond

noun [C]  us   /bɑnd/

bond noun [C] (CONNECTION)

a close and lasting relationship between people: The bond between parents and children is usually very strong.

bond noun [C] (DOCUMENT)

an official document that states you will be paid a certain amount of money because you have lent money to a government or company: The county issued $4 million in bonds for road construction.

bond

verb  us   /bɑnd/

bond verb (GLUE)

[I/T] to stick materials together, usually using glue: [I] The pieces will bond in less than a minute.

bond verb (DEVELOP CONNECTION)

[T] to develop a close and lasting relationship: The puppy and his master bonded quickly.
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