oblige


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to cause (a person or thing) to act or move in spite of resistance

to perform a service or a courteous act for

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bind by an obligation

provide a service or favor for someone

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The rules would oblige banks to partially refund depositors if the depositors are found to be at fault or negligent to some degree, with amounts of refunds to be set via talks among the banks and depositors.
The amendment to the money-lending business regulation law obliges lenders to notify guarantors of a clause of a loan contract that allows an original borrower to take out further loans within the upper limit initially set by the borrower and lender, often without the clear knowledge of guarantors.
The bills, for unknown reasons, did not oblige the spouses of politicians, in contrast to their children, to give any information about their assets.
The Ministry of Economy, Trade and Industry (METI) plans to oblige large facilities such as office buildings, retail shops, hotels and hospitals to save energy to fight global warming, METI officials said Wednesday.
The law should oblige media outlets to keep inventories of all reporting tools, such as tape recorders and cameras" --mercifully, Johnson leaves pencils and note pads un-enumerated--"and make the use of instruments not so inventoried unlawful.
3 does not oblige the defender to pay the costs of the pursuer defending the criminal proceedings which have been brought against him.
Parliament also rejected two bills that would give long serving civil servants promotions and that would oblige the cabinet to carry out tests on those chosen for executive posts in the government.
The lawyer of the Coalition for Democracy and Civil Society submitted the claim to the Bishkek interdistrict court then in a move to oblige the Parliament to provide this information.
Bulgarian Parliament has adopted changes to the Law on Credit Institutions, which oblige banks to inform customers of any significant movements in interest rates on their accounts or expenses if they are in credit.
The Tokyo District Court on Thursday ruled against a Kyoto lawyer and nearly 350 junior high school students and parents who argued in a 1997 damages suit that the state cannot oblige them to use government-approved history textbooks they believe are not nationalistic enough.
The Religious Center of Jehovah's Witnesses appealed to the court asking to cancel the decision of the State Commission for Religious Affairs of 16 February 2011 on denied registration and to oblige the Commission to register the religious organization of the Jehovah's Witnesses in Naryn town and Naryn oblast, Osh city and Osh oblast, Jalal-Abad and Jalal-Abad oblast.