Meaning of -BOUND in English

-BOUND

transcription, транскрипция: [ -baʊnd ]

1.

-bound combines with nouns to form adjectives which describe a person who finds it impossible or very difficult to leave the specified place.

Andrew has been left wheelchair-bound after the accident...

I’m pretty desk-bound, which is very frustrating.

COMB in ADJ

2.

-bound combines with nouns to form adjectives which describe a place that is greatly affected by the specified type of weather.

Three people were hurt in a 12-car pile up on a fog-bound motorway yesterday.

COMB in ADJ

3.

-bound combines with nouns to form adjectives which describe something or someone that is prevented from working properly or is badly affected by the specified situation. ( WRITTEN )

...the somewhat tradition-bound officers of the navy.

COMB in ADJ

4.

see also duty-bound , muscle-bound

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