Meaning of “beholden” in the English Dictionary


(Definition of “beholden” from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

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us /bɪˈhoʊl·dən/

feeling you have a duty to someone who has done something for you:

They do not benefit from state subsidies and therefore are not beholden to the government.

(Definition of “beholden” from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)