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Definition of ligature noun from the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary

 

ligature

 noun
noun
NAmE//ˈlɪɡətʃər//
 
, NAmE//ˈlɪɡəˌtʃʊr//
 
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something that is used for tying something very tightly, for example to stop the loss of blood from a wound
See the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary entry: ligature