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legally binding

Requiring or establishing a legal obligation. I thought it was just a simple petition, not a legally binding contract. Your response is legally binding, so be very careful what you say.
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bind over

1. To present a criminal to a legal authority. A noun can be used before or after "over." A: "Who's being interrogated?" B: "Someone the guys on patrol bound over to our department last night."
2. To use a legal obligation to induce a particular action (such as appearing in court or avoiding trouble), as of a criminal. A noun can be used before or after "over." My lawyer believes that the judge will bind me over in exchange for my good behavior.
See also: bind, over

bind up

To wrap something or someone in a material. A noun can be used before or after "up." I bound up my foot in a bandage to try to reduce the swelling. Bind yourself up in blankets if you're cold.
See also: bind, up

bind someone or something up (in something)

 and bind someone or something up (with something)
to tie someone or something up in something. They bound the books up in leather straps. I will bind up the larger sticks in strong cord.
See also: bind, up

bind someone over (to someone or something)

to deliver someone to some legal authority; to deliver someone to some legal authority. (A legal usage.) They bound the suspect over to the sheriff. The sheriff will bind over the suspect to the county jail.
See also: bind, over

bind over

Oblige someone to do or not do something; hold on bail or keep under bond. For example, The sheriff will bind over the murder suspect to the homicide division. This phrase is nearly always used in a legal context. [Late 1500s]
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bind over

To put someone under a financial obligation as a guarantee of that person's appearance at trial or of his or her good behavior for a period of time: I was arrested for littering, and the court bound me over to keep the peace for six months. After a brief hearing, the judge bound over the accused murderer for trial and set the bail at one million dollars.
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Feedback on some unmet needs in LF binding analysis are listed, these highlighted the inability to adequately measure the kinetics of compound binding to cells.
Binding of application forms of NET qualified candidates (A-3 size) (Sample may be seen at branch office of UGC at Dhaula Kuan)
368-1(e)(2)(iii)(C) states that contracts that provide for contingent consideration will generally not qualify under the binding contract rule.
Binding proteins are thought to have a role in modulating the availability of free hormone (the generally metabolically active form) for interaction with target tissues [for a review, see Muller-Newen et al.
putting employees who submit suggestions on clear notice that decisions made under the suggestion plan are final and binding.
To further demonstrate the implication of a membrane binding site, we used a binding assay method based on the interaction of E-HRP as a specific probe to detect [E.
Because the heel is free with telemark bindings you genuflect on one bent knee to turn when going downhill.
Receptor binding properties of human and animal H1 influenza virus isolates.
Following Yale's announcement, however, the University of Pennsylvania defended its current binding Early Decision program.
Therefore, substrate binding was examined by model building substrates and substrate analogs into the active site cleft of the structure (35).
Currently, the most widely accepted explanation for the drug-binding defect in uremic serum is the accumulation of endogenous binding inhibitors, often referred to as "uremic toxins" [4, 6-10].
But in 5:17-19 "loosing" the commandments is contrasted not with binding them but with doing ([TEXT NOT REPRODUCIBLE IN ASCII]) them and teaching ([TEXT NOT REPRODUCIBLE IN ASCII]) them.
Issued claims cover methods for identifying target sequences, within any gene, that will serve as preferred binding sites for zinc finger DNA-binding proteins and methods for designing zinc finger DNA-binding protein transcription factors that bind tightly and specifically to these preferred sites.
The binding of gene regulatory proteins to DNA often results in a deformation of the DNA.
The IRS is conducting a two-year pilot program under which a taxpayer and the IRS Office of Appeals can jointly request binding arbitration in certain cases.