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binding

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

binding

noun uk   us   /ˈbaɪn.dɪŋ/
[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…
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