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Spanish translation of “ought”

ought

verb /oːt/ (negative short form oughtn’t /ˈoːtnt/)
(usually with to) used to indicate duty ; should
deber
You ought to help them He oughtn’t to have done that.
used to indicate something that one could reasonably expect ; should
deber
He ought to have been able to do it.
(Definition of ought from the Password English-Spanish Dictionary © 2013 K Dictionaries Ltd)

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