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English definition of “obliged”

obliged

adjective
 
 
/əˈblaɪdʒd/
feel obliged to do sth to think that you must do something: They helped us when we moved so I feel obliged to do the same.Duty, obligation and responsibility
formal old-fashioned grateful or pleased: Thank you, I'm much obliged to you.Relieved and thankful
(Definition of obliged from the Cambridge Learners Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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