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ligate (ˈlaɪɡeɪt Pronunciation for ligate

Definitions

verb

  1. (transitive) to tie up or constrict (something) with a ligature

Derived Forms

liˈgation noun
ligative (ˈlɪɡətɪv Pronunciation for ligative  adjective

Word Origin

C16: from Latin ligātus, from ligāre to bind

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