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beholden

adjective [after verb] uk   /bɪˈhəʊl.dən/  us   /-ˈhoʊl-/ formal
feeling you have a duty to someone because they have done something for you: She wanted to be independent and beholden to no one.
Translations of “beholden”
in Chinese (Traditional) 受惠的, 感激的, 欠人情的…
in Chinese (Simplified) 受惠的, 感激的, 欠人情的…
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