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English definition of “obliged”

obliged

adjective [after verb] (GRATEFUL)    /əˈblaɪdʒd/ (US or UK formal also obligated)
(be) much obliged formal used to thank someone and say that you are grateful: "Here's the information you requested." "Oh, (I'm) much obliged (to you)."Relieved and thankful be obliged if formal used to ask someone politely to do something: I'd be obliged if you would complete and return the form as soon as possible.Polite expressions
(Definition of obliged adjective (GRATEFUL) from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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