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    obligate

    Is the word "obligate" a common word?
    Do any synonym (with obligate) is used more common?
    Thanks

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    #2

    Re: obligate

    Quote Originally Posted by hitinvo View Post
    Is the word "obligate" a common word?
    Do Is there any synonym (with for obligate) that is used more common?
    Yes, obligate is a common word, especially in formal conversation or writing.
    However, the word require is probably a more common synonym.


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    Re: obligate

    Could you give me some specific examples?

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    Re: obligate

    Quote Originally Posted by mayita1usa View Post
    Yes, obligate is a common word, especially in formal conversation or writing. In the US and, regrettably, in the UK.
    However, the word require is probably a more common synonym.
    And 'oblige'.

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