Word of the Day


Pronunciation /ɒblɪˈɡeɪʃ(ə)n/
1 An act or course of action to which a person is morally or legally bound; a duty or commitment.
with infinitive ‘I have an obligation to look after her’
1.1 mass noun The condition of being morally or legally bound to do something.
1.2 A debt of gratitude for a service or favor.
1.3 Law A binding agreement committing a person to a payment or other action

Middle English (in the sense ‘formal promise’): via Old French from Latin obligatio(n-), from the verb obligare (see oblige).


It is the village obligation
To provide, for all, an adequate ration.
So wisely choose those who should lead,
That the entire village can succeed.

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