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obey /əˈbeɪ/ vb
  1. to carry out (instructions or orders); comply with (demands)
  2. to behave or act in accordance with (one's feelings, whims, etc)
Etymology: 13th Century: from Old French obéir, from Latin oboedīre, from ob- to, towards + audīre to hear

oˈbeyer n

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