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obligated

[ ob-li-gey-tid ]
/ ˈɒb lɪˌgeɪ tɪd /
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adjective
bound by law or regulation, moral principle, duty, etc.; obliged: My supervisors talked with me regularly about my ambitions and struggles, not because they felt obligated, but because they truly cared.
(of funds, property, etc.) pledged, committed, or bound, as to meet an obligation: If a parent is unable to pay the obligated amount, he or she is free to request the court to modify the child support order.
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Origin of obligated

OTHER WORDS FROM obligated

non·ob·li·gat·ed, adjectivequa·si-ob·li·gat·ed, adjectiveun·ob·li·gat·ed, adjective
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