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modal verb
  1. 1
    used for saying what is the right or sensible thing to do, or the right way to behave

    American English synonyms or related words for this sense of ought

  2. 2
    used when you have strong reasons for believing or expecting something

    American English synonyms or related words for this sense of ought

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