- 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/Finanzas] (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.
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The Senado is the name of the upper chamber of the Spanish Cortes Generales, and the place where it meets. There are 250 senators, most of whom are elected every four years, at general elections, four from each province. A small number of senators are also elected by the autonomous governments.