obliging Meaning in the Cambridge English Dictionary
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"obliging" in British English

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obligingadjective

uk   us   /əˈblaɪ.dʒɪŋ/ approving
willing or ​eager to ​help: He ​found an obliging ​doctor who gave him the ​drugs he ​needed.
obligingly
adverb uk   us   /-li/
(Definition of obliging from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

"obliging" in American English

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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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