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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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