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bounden

[boun-duh n] /ˈbaʊn dən/
adjective
1.
obligatory; compulsory:
one's bounden duty.
2.
Archaic. under obligation; obliged.
Origin
1250-1300
1250-1300; Middle English, variant of bound1
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bounden

/ˈbaʊndən/
adjective
1.
morally obligatory (archaic except in the phrase bounden duty)
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