Translation of obligate in Spanish:
- 1 (oblige) (especially American English) [formal]to obligate somebody to +
infinitivethe agreement obligates us to do itobligar a alguien a+ infinitiveto be/feel obligated (to +el acuerdo nos obliga a hacerlo infinitive)he felt obligated to look after his parentsestar/sentirse obligado ( a+ infinitive)don't feel obligatedse sentía obligado a cuidar de sus padresto be/feel obligated to somebodyno te sientas obligadoestar/quedar en deuda con alguien
- 2(Finance) (American English)ofrecer como garantíaExample sentences
- This means that funds have to be obligated against contractual agreements within a limited amount of time.
- As agents of investors, managers are obligated to maximize the interests of the owners or principals.
- Sellers are obligated to disclose significant property defects of which they are aware.
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