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'obligation'

Overview of noun obligation
1. duty, responsibility, obligation -- (the social force that binds you to the courses of action demanded by that force; "we must instill a sense of duty in our children"; "every right implies a responsibility; every opportunity, an obligation; every possession, a duty"- John D.Rockefeller Jr)

2. obligation -- (the state of being obligated to do or pay something; "he is under an obligation to finish the job")

3. obligation, indebtedness -- (a personal relation in which one is indebted for a service or favor)

4. debt instrument, obligation, certificate of indebtedness -- (a written promise to repay a debt)

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



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