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What does OBE stand for?

OBE stands for Overcome By Events

This definition appears frequently and is found in the following Acronym Finder categories:

  • Military and Government
  • Slang/chat, popular culture

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Well, perhaps Coun Anderson is somewhat overcome by events, but it is only fair to point out that the council's Strategic Director for Adults and Communities, Peter Hay, insisted on several occasions that the voluntary sector would be in a position to step in and that no social care claimant would go "unheeded or unassisted".