Adjective(1) under a moral obligation to someone
(1) They're going to be beholden to folks who are paying for their travel.(2) I have been in business for thirty years, I've always paid my own way, I am beholden to no-one.(3) Those city councils are beholden to the police and fire unions.(4) They're also looking for people, a leadership that aren't going to be beholden to special interests.(5) He also acknowledges that the industry is now beholden to the regulator.(6) It is beholden to society to protect the innocent and the vulnerable.(7) Our government is a closed system of two political parties, both beholden to corporate interests.(8) Even the seemingly goodhearted politicians are irrevocably beholden to their big buck backers.(9) In contrast, an actor has no vested interests, and isn't particularly beholden to any special interest group.(10) Credit union members knew each other personally and were beholden to each other.(11) You'll quickly find out just how beholden he is to his beliefs.(12) A lot of candidates that you would describe as liberal are beholden to a lot of special interests in order to get elected.(13) If a person is beholden to the leadership, he owes something.(14) It's a nice feeling to know that you're not beholden to anything.(15) Tactically, however, he is extremely flexible and is beholden to no particular system, encouraging simple, open football.(16) As soldiers, they are beholden to the policies and representatives and executives and judges voted in by the rest of us.
(1) beholden :: vas
1. indebted ::
2. in someone's debt ::
in die skuld iemand se
4. under an obligation ::
onder 'n verpligting
5. grateful ::
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And I'm not BEHOLDEN
to my ancestor's vows.
Game of Thrones Season 7, Episode 3
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