bundling

noun
bun·​dling | \ˈbən(d)-liŋ, ˈbən-dᵊl-iŋ\

Definition of bundling 

: a former custom of an unmarried couple's occupying the same bed without undressing especially during courtship

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So the strange ballot bundling must have resonated. Julia Belluz, Vox, "Florida passed this year’s weirdest ballot initiative: a ban on vaping and offshore drilling," 7 Nov. 2018 The point may be true, but while the Commission is concerned with the end of bundling, any further move to restrict phone makers' or carriers' ability to include the apps of their own volition would be entirely Google's decision. Eric Limer, Popular Mechanics, "What's Behind Google's Enormous $5 Billion Fine from the EU," 18 July 2018 Pitchai then hints that the free Android business model has relied on this app bundling. Tom Warren, The Verge, "Google warns Android might not remain free because of EU decision," 18 July 2018 But as cord-cutting becomes more popular, a counterintuitive trend is emerging: higher streaming TV prices and bundling, this time among Internet streaming services. Mike Snider, USA TODAY, "Cord cutter dé​​​​​​​jà vu: Streaming channels are looking more like those hated cable TV bundles," 12 July 2018 Heavy bundling should also be avoided because babies who are warmer tend to sleep more deeply. Rebeca Kimsey Markovich, M.d., miamiherald, "Tips for keeping babies safe while they're sleeping," 2 July 2018 The bundling, a technique that has been used before, is controversial. Elizabeth Koh, miamiherald, "Here are the 13 constitutional amendments on Florida's 2018 ballot and what they do," 14 June 2018 The bundling is likely to begin in earnest — unless the DOJ appeals the case. NBC News, "AT&T's mega-merger creates a content king. But will it wield the power fairly?," 13 June 2018 Under the bundling format, a single agenda item will be presented to the supervisors that could include multiple projects, planners explained. J. Harry Jones, sandiegouniontribune.com, "Provision allowing county to expedite housing projects draws ire," 12 May 2018

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1781, in the meaning defined above

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