Translation of obligation in Spanish:
- 1.1 countable or uncountable (duty, requirement) moral/legal obligationfamily/professional obligations prevented me from attendingobligación moral/legalI feel/have an obligation to my parentscompromisos (masculine plural) familiares/profesionales me impidieron asistirobligation to +me siento obligado/tengo una obligación para con mis padres
infinitivewe have an obligation to help themobligación de+ infinitivethere's no obligation to buytenemos la obligación de ayudarlosto be under an obligation (to +no hay obligación de comprar infinitive)it has placed me under an obligation to help herI understand that I am under no obligation and may return it at any timeme ha puesto en el compromiso de tener que ayudarlaentiendo que no contraigo ninguna obligación y puedo devolverlo en cualquier momentoExample sentences1.2 countable (financial commitment) (Business) the firm was unable to meet its obligations
la compañía no pudo hacer frente a sus compromisosExample sentences
- He then requires man to work hard, fulfill his duties and meet his obligations.
- The activities of political participation and public deliberation, on this view, should not be seen as a burdensome obligation or duty, but rather as intrinsically rewarding.
- But Miss Mountfield told the judges that the Returning Officer's duty extended beyond an obligation to ‘deliver to the deliverer’.
- In the absence of any promise, agreement or obligation to make the payment when he acquired, took possession of or used the money, he had given no consideration within the meaning of the Act.
- Thus, if the proper law of the payment obligation is country Y, its moratorium will be given effect.
- The adjudicator's decision, although not finally determinative, may give rise to an immediate payment obligation.
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