- 1 (oblige) (esp AmE) [formal]to obligate sb to +
infobligar* a algn a+ infthe agreement obligates us to do it el acuerdo nos obliga a hacerlo to be/feel obligated (to + inf) estar*/sentirse* obligado ( a+ inf) 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 [Fin] (AmE) 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.
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