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ligatures

noun
plural of 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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“Ligatures.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/ligatures. Accessed 17 Jun. 2021.

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