-bound

UK [baʊnd] / US suffix
1) used with some adjectives and nouns, for example place names, to make adjectives describing where someone or something is going

a Tokyo-bound plane

2) used with some nouns to make adjectives meaning that someone is unable to leave a place

His mother is sick and more or less house-bound.

desk-bound computer operators

a) used with some nouns to make adjectives meaning that something prevents travel in a place
fog/snow-bound:

a fog-bound airport

b) used with some nouns to make adjectives meaning that something is preventing people from working or from doing what they want

a strike-bound factory


English dictionary. 2014.

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