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Engelsk navneord: obligation

1. obligation (om handling) the social force that binds you to the courses of action demanded by that force


Eksempler med tilsvarende betydningWe must instill a sense of duty in our children.
Every right implies a responsibility; every opportunity, an obligation; every possession, a duty.


Termer med samme betydning (synonymer)duty, responsibility


Mindre specifikke termersocial control


Mere specifikke termerburden of proof, civic duty, civic responsibility, demand, filial duty, guardianship, imperative, incumbency, job, keeping, legal duty, line of duty, moral obligation, noblesse oblige, prerequisite, requirement, requirement, safekeeping, white man's burden

2. obligation (om tilstand) the state of being obligated to do or pay something


Eksempler med tilsvarende betydningHe is under an obligation to finish the job.


Mindre specifikke termerstate


Mere specifikke termerfinancial obligation, indebtedness, liability

3. obligation a personal relation in which one is indebted for a service or favor


Termer med samme betydning (synonymer)indebtedness


Mindre specifikke termerpersonal relation, personal relationship

4. obligation (om forhold) a written promise to repay a debt


Termer med samme betydning (synonymer)certificate of indebtedness, debt instrument


Mindre specifikke termerdocument


Mere specifikke termerbond, bond certificate, cash equivalent, CD, certificate of deposit, floater, note, note of hand, promissory note

5. obligation (om kommunikation) a legal agreement specifying a payment or action and the penalty for failure to comply


Mindre specifikke termerwritten agreement


Mere specifikke termerdebt









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