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synonyms for beholden

  • grateful
  • obligated
  • obliged
  • bound
  • owing
  • in hock
  • into
  • on a string
  • on the arm
  • on the cuff
  • on the tab
  • owe one
  • responsible
  • under obligation
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How to use beholden in a sentence

The delivery space is definitely beholden to the same regulations that are very prevalent in the alcohol beverage industry.
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You’re beholden to wherever someone says you can go and how you can go and et cetera.
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While investors in global portfolios of shares are looking at returns over many years, governments are restricted to elected terms of office and beholden to electorates.
THE PUBLIC TRUSTS BUSINESSES OVER GOVERNMENT TO SOLVE OUR PROBLEMS. BUT WE NEED BOTH TO TRYCOLIN MAYERFEBRUARY 3, 2021TIME
The Capitol Police, in particular, were shielded from the scrutiny of public information laws thanks to its special status as beholden to Congress rather than to the larger public.
MIRIAM CAREY WAS SHOT AT 26 TIMES BY LAW ENFORCEMENT NEAR THE CAPITOL IN 2013. HER SISTER CONTRASTS HER FATE TO THE TREATMENT OF THE JAN. 6 RIOTERS.DAVID MONTGOMERYJANUARY 19, 2021WASHINGTON POST
Governments are beholden to the public, not the bottom line.
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It’d have its own budget and an independent board elected by the public that’s not beholden to the City Council or the mayor’s will.
POWER TO THE PEOPLE OF SAN DIEGO? IT’S POSSIBLE, BUT THE WINDOW IS CLOSINGMACKENZIE ELMERDECEMBER 16, 2020VOICE OF SAN DIEGO
Democrats also argued that health care companies beholden to investors will lead to even worse care because they’re only interested in keeping costs down.
WHAT REPUBLICANS SAY THEY’LL DO IF THEY KEEP CONTROL OF THE BOARD OF SUPERVISORSJESSE MARXOCTOBER 20, 2020VOICE OF SAN DIEGO
I thought he would not be beholden to the lobbyists, the way the other incumbents tend to be.
UNDECIDED VOTERS WEIGH IN: “I HONESTLY DON’T KNOW”NICK FOURIEZOSOCTOBER 14, 2020OZY
In recent months, direct-to-consumer brands that have been heavily invested in Facebook have been looking to diversify, according to Chris Toy, CEO of MarketerHire, as founders fear being “too beholden” to one channel.
‘SEE THE BRAND IN A DIFFERENT WAY’: WHY SHAPERMINT IS PLANNING TO SCALE TELEVISION ADVERTISING IN NOVEMBERKRISTINA MONLLOSOCTOBER 7, 2020DIGIDAY
Four years later, Gow feels let down and is convinced that both political parties are beholden to corporations — even foreign corporations that aim to take American land.
IT’S HIS LAND. NOW A CANADIAN COMPANY GETS TO TAKE IT.BY LEE VAN DER VOO FOR PROPUBLICAOCTOBER 1, 2020PROPUBLICA
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WORDS RELATED TO BEHOLDEN

  • beholden
  • grateful
  • indebted
  • obliged
  • responsive
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