Definition of 'obligation'
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She also feels an obligation to convey that to young people. Times, Sunday Times (2016)Sky claimed more than one club had failed to meet obligations. The Sun (2016)There is a belief that the employer has a moral and ethical obligation to the workforce. Times, Sunday Times (2017)The business had been in breach of its legal obligation to employ a transport manager to oversee safety procedures. Times, Sunday Times (2016)It fears legal challenges from people who say councils are not meeting an obligation to ensure their dignity and wellbeing. Times, Sunday Times (2017)It recommended that a publicity campaign be launched to ensure employers know their legal obligations, and that workers know how to complain effectively. The Sun (2017)They were the responsible generation with a sense of duty and obligation. Times, Sunday Times (2013)Yet organizations bear social and ethical obligations for the safety and health of their employees. A Conceptual View of Human Resource Management: Strategic Objectives, Environments, FunctionsSo you may feel a moral obligation to yourself to declare your love. Times, Sunday Times (2007)We have a legal and moral obligation to ensure that these people and their families are protected. Times, Sunday Times (2008)You have a moral obligation to highlight this. Times, Sunday Times (2011)She has no sense of duty or obligation to the country. The Sun (2015)Work hard and respect your ethical obligations. Times, Sunday Times (2012)People should not feel any obligation to stay with their bank if they are not satisfied. Times, Sunday Times (2012)There is no legal obligation for a manufacturer to make any spare parts available. Times, Sunday Times (2012)When we see injustice we have a moral obligation to stand up and do something. The Sun (2013)The overwhelming reason for being involved with the scheme was to meet social obligations. Personnel Management: A New Approach (1991)Now it was not a matter of duty or obligation to get to know her. Christianity Today (2000)Businesses have realised for some time that sustainability is not only an ethical obligation but a commercial opportunity. Times, Sunday Times (2010)There is no general legal obligation for annual service charge accounts to be prepared or audited by an accountant. Times, Sunday Times (2016)The entire medieval organization was based on a system of mutual obligations and services up and down the hierarchy. Property and Prophets: The Evolution of Economic Institutions and Ideologies (1995)The freedom to act and a stern moral obligation to act in certain ways were seen as two sides of the same coin. Times, Sunday Times (2012)The corporation would still be governed as a not-for-profit company with public service obligations. Times, Sunday Times (2014)
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Translations for 'obligation'
British English: obligation NOUN
If you have an obligation to do something, it is your duty to do that thing.
When teachers assign homework, students usually feel an obligation to do it.
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