[ob-last, -lahst; Russian aw-bluh st] /ˈɒb læst, -lɑst; Russian ˈɔ bləst/
noun, plural oblasts Russian, oblasti
[aw-bluh-styee] /ˈɔ blə styi/ (Show IPA)
(in Russia and the Soviet Union) an administrative division corresponding to an autonomous province.
an administrative division of the constituent republics of Russia
an administrative and territorial division in some republics of the former Soviet Union
[o-bley-shuh n] /ɒˈbleɪ ʃən/ noun 1. the offering to God of the elements of bread and wine in the Eucharist. 2. the whole office of the Eucharist. 3. the act of making an offering, especially to a deity. 4. any offering for religious or charitable uses. /ɒˈbleɪʃən/ noun (Christianity) 1. the offering of the bread […]
[verb ob-li-geyt; adjective ob-li-git, -geyt] /verb ˈɒb lɪˌgeɪt; adjective ˈɒb lɪ gɪt, -ˌgeɪt/ verb (used with object), obligated, obligating. 1. to bind or morally or legally: to obligate oneself to purchase a building. 2. to pledge, commit, or bind (funds, property, etc.) to meet an . adjective 3. morally or legally bound; ; constrained. 4. […]
- Obligate aerobe
obligate aerobe n. An organism, such as a bacterium, that can live only in the presence of oxygen.
- Obligate anaerobe
obligate anaerobe n. An organism, such as a bacterium, that can live only in the absence of oxygen.