Translation of "oblige" - English-Traditional Chinese dictionary

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uk /əˈblaɪdʒ/ us /əˈblaɪdʒ/

oblige verb (FORCE)

[ T + obj + to infinitive ] US or UK formal also 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. 法律強制公司向其雇員支付適當的工資。
The law does not obligate sellers to accept the highest offer. 法律沒有強制賣主必須接受最高的出價。

oblige verb (HELP)

C1 [ I or T ] 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 asked us to be there. 我們去參加這個聚會只是為了照顧一些老朋友的面子,他們特意要求我們到場。
We needed a guide and he was only too happy to oblige. 我們需要一個嚮導,而他很樂意幫忙。

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