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ligature

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1 something that physically prevents free movement
  • the surgeon tied a ligature around the tube to keep it in place

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2 a uniting or binding force or influence
  • a common language is often the ligature that unites the people of a nation

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The first known use of ligature was in the 14th century

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“Ligature.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/ligature. Accessed 21 Oct. 2020.

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