Cambridge Dictionaries online Cambridge Dictionaries online

The most popular online dictionary and thesaurus for learners of English

English definition of “binding”

See all translations

binding

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

binding

noun uk   /ˈbaɪn.dɪŋ/ us  
[C or U] the type of cover that a book has [U] a thin strip of material that can be sewn along the edges of clothes or other objects
Translations of “binding”
in Korean 표지…
in Arabic غُلاف…
in Portuguese encadernação…
in Catalan enquadernació…
in Japanese 表紙, 装丁…
in Italian rilegatura…
in Chinese (Traditional) (尤指協議)必須遵守的,有結束力的…
in Russian обязывающий…
in Turkish bağlayıcı…
in Chinese (Simplified) (尤指协议)必须遵守的,有约束力的…
in Polish wiążący…
(Definition of binding from the Cambridge Advanced Learners Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
What is the pronunciation of binding?
Add Cambridge dictionaries to your browser to your website

Definitions of “binding” in other dictionaries

Word of the Day

be in/out of luck

to be able/unable to have or do what you want

Word of the Day

A certain je ne sais quoi: French words and phrases used in English

by Liz Walter,
January 21, 2015
It is an odd irony that the more sophisticated your use of English is, the more likely you are to use French words and phrases. Or, to be more accurate, ones you know to be French – words such as ballet, au pair, abattoir, fiancé, café, and restaurant are so entrenched in

Read More 

micro pig noun

January 26, 2015
an extremely small pig, bred to be a pet Micro pigs have become popular pets recently, with famous owners including Victoria Beckham, Paris Hilton and Olympic diver, Tom Daley.

Read More