Meaning of BINDING in English

BINDING

transcription, транскрипция: [ baɪndɪŋ ]

( bindings)

1.

A binding promise, agreement, or decision must be obeyed or carried out.

...proposals for a legally binding commitment on nations to stabilise emissions of carbon dioxide...

The panel’s decisions are secret and not binding on the government.

ADJ : oft ADJ on n

2.

The binding of a book is its cover.

Its books are noted for the quality of their paper and bindings.

N-VAR : oft with poss

3.

Binding is a strip of material that you put round the edge of a piece of cloth or other object in order to protect or decorate it.

...the Regency mahogany dining table with satinwood binding.

N-VAR

4.

Binding is a piece of rope, cloth, tape, or other material that you wrap around something so that it can be gripped firmly or held in place.

N-VAR

5.

see also bind

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