obligate


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obligate

[′äb·lə·gət]
(biology)
Restricted to a specified condition of life, as an obligate parasite.
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* Sailors will obligate for the requisite time-on-station requirements for PCS orders to places that require less than 24 months, such as Diego Garcia and unaccompanied tours.
(23) The proper policy would be to obligate funds at the time the NMB issues the appointment certificate.
Obligate intracellular bacterial parasites of Acanthamoebae related to Chlamydia spp.
At the very top of society the king used the gift of patronage to obligate his nobles to him in a variety of ways.
106-280, 6 October 2000, provides the authority to obligate and expend IMET and FMFP appropriated funds for both FY2001 and FY2002.
"There's no evidence for obligate siblicide," Holekamp maintains.
Under the current definitions, employee stock options and similar instruments, such as stock purchase warrants, are equity instruments because they obligate a company only to issue its own stock.