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We found 54 dictionaries with English definitions that include the word obligation:
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General dictionaries General (30 matching dictionaries)
  1. obligation: Merriam-Webster.com [home, info]
  2. obligation: Oxford Dictionaries [home, info]
  3. obligation: American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language [home, info]
  4. obligation: Collins English Dictionary [home, info]
  5. obligation: Vocabulary.com [home, info]
  6. obligation: Macmillan Dictionary [home, info]
  7. Obligation, obligation: Wordnik [home, info]
  8. obligation: Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary [home, info]
  9. obligation: Wiktionary [home, info]
  10. obligation: Webster's New World College Dictionary, 4th Ed. [home, info]
  11. obligation: The Wordsmyth English Dictionary-Thesaurus [home, info]
  12. obligation: Infoplease Dictionary [home, info]
  13. obligation: Dictionary.com [home, info]
  14. obligation: Online Etymology Dictionary [home, info]
  15. obligation: UltraLingua English Dictionary [home, info]
  16. obligation: Cambridge Dictionary of American English [home, info]
  17. Obligation: Wikipedia, the Free Encyclopedia [home, info]
  18. Obligation: Online Plain Text English Dictionary [home, info]
  19. obligation: Webster's Revised Unabridged, 1913 Edition [home, info]
  20. obligation: Rhymezone [home, info]
  21. obligation, obligation (f): AllWords.com Multi-Lingual Dictionary [home, info]
  22. obligation: Webster's 1828 Dictionary [home, info]
  23. Obligation: 1911 edition of the Encyclopedia Britannica [home, info]
  24. obligation: Free Dictionary [home, info]
  25. obligation: Mnemonic Dictionary [home, info]
  26. obligation: WordNet 1.7 Vocabulary Helper [home, info]
  27. obligation: LookWAYup Translating Dictionary/Thesaurus [home, info]
  28. obligation: Dictionary/thesaurus [home, info]

Art dictionaries Art (1 matching dictionary)
  1. obligation: Dictionary of Philosophical Terms and Names [home, info]

Business dictionaries Business (15 matching dictionaries)
  1. Obligation: MoneyGlossary.com [home, info]
  2. obligation: Webster's New World Law Dictionary [home, info]
  3. obligation: Law.com Dictionary [home, info]
  4. obligation: Everybody's Legal Dictionary [home, info]
  5. obligation: INVESTORWORDS [home, info]
  6. Obligation: THE 'LECTRIC LAW LIBRARY'S REFERENCE ROOM [home, info]
  7. OBLIGATION: Accounting Glossary [home, info]
  8. obligation: Glossary of Legal Terms [home, info]
  9. Obligation: Bloomberg Financial Glossary [home, info]
  10. OBLIGATION: Bouvier's Law Dictionary 1856 Edition [home, info]
  11. Obligation: Investopedia [home, info]
  12. obligation: Legal dictionary [home, info]
  13. Obligation: Financial dictionary [home, info]
  14. Obligation: Accounting, Business Studies and Economics Dictionary [home, info]
  15. obligation: BusinessDictionary.com [home, info]

Computing dictionaries Computing (1 matching dictionary)
  1. obligation: Encyclopedia [home, info]

Medicine dictionaries Medicine (1 matching dictionary)
  1. obligation: Medical dictionary [home, info]

Miscellaneous dictionaries Miscellaneous (3 matching dictionaries)
  1. Obligation: Brilliant Dream Dictionary [home, info]
  2. obligation: A Brief Critical Dictionary of Education [home, info]
  3. OBLIGATION: Masonic Dictionary [home, info]

Religion dictionaries Religion (1 matching dictionary)
  1. Obligation: Catholic Encyclopedia [home, info]

Science dictionaries Science (1 matching dictionary)
  1. obligation: FOLDOP - Free On Line Dictionary Of Philosophy [home, info]

Slang dictionaries Slang (1 matching dictionary)
  1. obligation: Urban Dictionary [home, info]

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Quick definitions from WordNet (obligation)

noun:  a legal agreement specifying a payment or action and the penalty for failure to comply
noun:  a personal relation in which one is indebted for a service or favor
noun:  the state of being obligated to do or pay something ("He is under an obligation to finish the job")
noun:  the social force that binds you to your obligations and the courses of action demanded by that force; every opportunity, an obligation

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Phrases that include obligation:   collateralized mortgage obligation, general obligation bonds, limited tax general obligation bond, fiduciary obligation, affirmative obligation, more...

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