Definition of Obligation in English :
Define Obligation in English
Obligation meaning in English
Meaning of Obligation in English
Pronunciation of Obligation in English
Obligation pronunciation in English
Pronounce Obligation in Englishsee synonyms of obligation
the social force that binds you to the courses of action demanded by that force
Example Sentences:'we must instill a sense of duty in our children''every right implies a responsibility; every opportunity, an obligation; every possession, a duty'
the state of being obligated to do or pay something
Example Sentences:'he is under an obligation to finish the job'
3. indebtedness, obligation
a personal relation in which one is indebted for a service or favor
a written promise to repay a debt
a legal agreement specifying a payment or action and the penalty for failure to comply
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