Translation of "oblige" - English-Mandarin Chinese dictionary


verb [ T + obj + to infinitive ] (FORCE) 迫使 uk us /əˈblaɪdʒ/ (mainly US or formal obligate)

to force someone to do something, or to make it necessary for someone to do something

The law obliges companies to pay decent wages to their employees. 法律强制公司向其雇员支付适当的工资。
Sellers are not legally obliged to accept the highest offer. 法律没有强制卖主必须接受最高的出价。

(Translation of “oblige verb (FORCE)” from the Cambridge English-Chinese (Simplified) Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)