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Why does a carbocation undergo covalent bonding with, say, chloride, rather than ionic bonding, like what occurs between Na+ and Cl-?

I've been trying to look for an answer for a while but I can't find one. Why does a carbocation accept an electron pair from a nucleophile and form a covalent bond rather than just accepting one ...
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I have a question regarding chemical bonds

can NaCl bond be called polar covalent bond? I understand that it's ionic bond but Na is still sharing its electron with Cl. I am confused with Ionic and polar covalent bond.

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