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"obliging" in British English

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obligingadjective

uk   /əˈblaɪ.dʒɪŋ/  us   /əˈblaɪ.dʒɪŋ/ approving
(Definition of obliging from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

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obligingadjective

 us   /əˈblɑɪ·dʒɪŋ/
  • obliging adjective (HELP)

willing or ​eager to ​help: An obliging ​neighborhelped her ​shovel the ​snow.
obligingly
adverb  us   /əˈblɑɪ·dʒɪŋ·li/
She obligingly ​offered us a ​lift.
(Definition of obliging from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “obliging”
in Arabic خَدوم…
in Korean 기꺼이 도와주는…
in Portuguese complacente, antencioso…
in Catalan atent, servicial…
in Japanese 親切な…
in Chinese (Simplified) 乐于助人的, 热心相助的…
in Chinese (Traditional) 樂於助人的, 熱心相助的…
in Italian cortese, servizievole…
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