obligation

Word of the Day

obligation

Pronunciation /ɒblɪˈɡeɪʃ(ə)n/
noun
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

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

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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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