transitive verb/verbo transitivo
- 1 (oblige) (especially American English/especialmente inglés norteamericano) [formal]to obligate sb to +
infinitive/infinitivoobligar* a algn a+ infinitive/infinitivothe agreement obligates us to do it el acuerdo nos obliga a hacerlo to be/feel obligated (to + infinitive/infinitivo) estar*/sentirse* obligado ( a+ infinitive/infinitivo) he felt obligated to look after his parents se sentía obligado a cuidar de sus padres don't feel obligated no te sientas obligado to be/feel obligated to sb estar*/quedar en deuda con algn
- 2 [Finance] (American English/inglés norteamericano) ofrecer* como garantíaMore example 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.
Here is a selection of useful words and phrases you will need in real-life situations while you're visiting Spain and other Spanish-speaking countries...
In Central America and Mexico, the word 'botana' means a small portion of food, olives, peanuts etc, usually served with a drink at parties, bars, or social occasions.