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obligate

verb agree to perform, agree to be burrened with, assume a duty, assume a moral responsibility for, assume responsibility for, assume the performance of, become legally responsible for, become obliged, charged with, committed to accomplish, compel, contracted, covenanted, indebted to, promise to do
Associated concepts: contractual duties, implied obligations
See also: assign, coerce, compel, constrain, detail, encumber, entail, exact, force, guarantee, necessitate, press, require
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Syllabus for primary schools 1909 (Code of Education, 1909) Obligatory subjects Obligator subjects for boys for girls Colloquial English and None Nature study Reading with translation Same as boys into vernacular, meaning of words and simple Grammar Arithmetic Same as boys Hygiene and sanitation Same as boys Manual Training to include Domestic Economy-- drawing or shorthand Cookery or Bakery, from standard III Plain Needlework and Laundry.
States are free to deny food stamps to and impose work requirements on delinquent obligators (Bernard, 1998; Little Hoover Commission).
Many obligators temporarily lost their technical ability to pay on time, leaving those counting on receiving payments caught short.
1987 on obligators preliminary and perodichni medical examinations of workers and Ordinance ?