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English definition of “oblige”

oblige

verb     /əˈblaɪdʒ/
be obliged to do sth B2 to be forced to do something: Sellers are not legally obliged to accept the highest offer.Duty, obligation and responsibility
[I, T] formal to be helpful: The manager was only too happy to oblige.Helping and co-operating
(Definition of oblige verb from the Cambridge Learner's Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)

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