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Definitions of obligation:

part of speech: noun

Act of obliging: that which binds: any act which binds one to do something for another: state of being indebted for a favor: ( law) a bond containing a penalty on failure.

part of speech: noun

The binding power of a vow, promise, or oath; any act which binds one to do, or forbear to do, something to another, or for him; favour by which one is bound in gratitude.

part of speech: noun

The binding power of a vow, promise, contract, or sense of duty; any duty imposed by law, by propriety, etc.; the state of being bound to return a favor; a written deed or bond by which one binds himself under penalty to do a thing.

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