Definition of 'bond'
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The four have formed a close bond. Times, Sunday Times (2016)But payouts were offset by a rush to government bonds and currency fluctuations. The Sun (2016)Price moves affect those selling before the bond matures or people wanting to buy in. Times, Sunday Times (2016)You discover that this makes the love bond stronger. The Sun (2016)Choosing gifts together deepens your bond. The Sun (2016)They have such a special bond. The Sun (2016)Similarly, he suggests holding at least two bond funds. Times, Sunday Times (2016)That I can find ways to bond and connect with him. Times, Sunday Times (2017)The collagen bonds are loosened so the skin tightens. The Sun (2008)Your son should have a strong bond with both his parents whether they live together or apart. Times, Sunday Times (2007)All mortgage bonds began to plunge in value. Times, Sunday Times (2008)Then into her life walks this fellow and they form a bond. Times, Sunday Times (2010)Thus issues of a convertible bond may amount to a deferred stock issue. Principles of Corporate Finance (1991)The bad news is that real returns from government bonds over the next decade will be negative. Times, Sunday Times (2010)Touring is a strange existence and you make strong bonds with people. Times, Sunday Times (2007)This is a family saga about the bond between two brothers. Times, Sunday Times (2010)You need the players to bond together and get performances. The Sun (2015)There is no advanced booking and communal tables ensure a great way of bonding with the locals. Times, Sunday Times (2010)Investors would be allowed to put money into infrastructure bonds and venture capital. Times, Sunday Times (2014)Those who hold bonds until maturity will be unable to benefit from any growth. Times, Sunday Times (2013)Bonds issued by both countries were sold aggressively. Times, Sunday Times (2014)She relinquished past bonds with difficulty. Berthe Morisot (1990)You guys will be bonding over something that's not healthy. Times, Sunday Times (2012)What can the officials responsible for this possibly know about the bonds which bind a couple together over a 50-year marriage? Times, Sunday Times (2006)The introduction of an electronic trading platform last year, enabling retail investors to buy bonds with modest sums, has helped. Times, Sunday Times (2011)
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Translations for 'bond'
British English: bond /bɒnd/ NOUN
A bond between people is a close link between them, for example feelings of love, or a special agreement.
...the bond between mothers and babies.
- American English: bond
- Arabic: عَلَاقَة
- Brazilian Portuguese: conexão
- Chinese: 结合
- Croatian: veza
- Czech: pouto
- Danish: bånd sammenknytning
- Dutch: band nauwe betrekking
- European Spanish: vínculo
- Finnish: side yhteys
- French: lien
- German: Bindung
- Greek: σύνδεσμος
- Italian: legame
- Japanese: 縛るもの
- Korean: 묶는 것
- Norwegian: bånd overført
- Polish: więź
- European Portuguese: elo de ligação
- Romanian: legătură
- Russian: связь
- Spanish: vínculo
- Swedish: band anknytning
- Thai: ข้อผูกมัด
- Turkish: bağlayıcı
- Ukrainian: зв'язок
- Vietnamese: sự gắn kết, giao kèo
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