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oblige

verb /əˈblaidʒ/
to force to do something
obligar
She was obliged to go The police obliged him to leave.
to do (someone) a favour or service
hacer un favor, ayudar
Could you oblige me by carrying this, please?
obligation /obliˈɡeiʃən/ noun a promise or duty
obligación
You are under no obligation to buy anything.
obligatory /əˈbliɡətəri, (American) əbliɡəˈtoːri/ adjective compulsory
obligatorio
Attendance at tonight’s meeting is obligatory.
obligatorily adverb
obligatoriamente
Car drivers are obligatorily required to be insured
obliging adjective willing to help other people
servicial, complaciente, amable
He’ll help you – he’s very obliging.
obligingly adverb
servicialmente, amablemente
She obligingly showed us a short cut on the map.
(Definition of oblige from the Password English-Spanish Dictionary © 2013 K Dictionaries Ltd)
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