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oblige

verb bind, coerce, compel, dragoon, elicit, exact, force, impel, impose, make another accept a role, make another accept responsibility for, make another party perform, obligate, require
See also: accommodate, aid, assign, assist, bear, bestow, bind, call, coerce, compel, constrain, delegate, demand, detail, dictate, enforce, enjoin, exact, excise, force, help, impose, let, necessitate, obligate, order, pander, patronize, permit, press, require, subject, suffer, supply, support, tolerate
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Maulana Gul Naseeb further told that any kind of lethargy during local government election would be unbearable adding that workers must oblige party manifesto and directives of the officials.
A la 16e minute du quart de finale retour, qui a vu les Madrilenes se qualifier pour les demies (2-0; 1-1), Casillas a ete oblige de laisser sa place a Antonio Adan.
A 10 percent increase might be enough to persuade Aviva to consider it, or to oblige Aviva to put it to its shareholders.
According to these associations, the target of a 3% reduction in CO2 emissions from aviation by 2012 and a 5% reduction the following years compared with 2004-2006 is already very ambitious and will oblige airlines to buy more than 15% of their allowances.
I don't mind doing what I can -- just to oblige you .
The rules will also oblige banks to reimburse depositors whose savings were withdrawn with stolen bankbooks, the sources said.
To insist on an alternative spelling like "Curdt" is to oblige those who would venerate you to also obscure you beneath an error.
The new regulation to be stipulated through the decree of the Industry and Trade Minister will oblige all tire producers in the country to fulfill the national standard.
A simple explanation of why you cannot oblige is all that is required.