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English definition of “oblige”

oblige

verb [I or T] (HELP)    /əˈblaɪdʒ/
C1 to please or help someone, especially by doing something they have asked you to do: We only went to the party to oblige some old friends who especially asked us to be there. We needed a guide and he was only too happy to oblige.Helping and co-operating
(Definition of oblige verb (HELP) from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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