obligee

[ ob-li-jee ]

noun
  1. Law.

    • a person to whom another is obligated or bound.

    • a person to whom a bond is given.

  2. a person who is under obligation for a favor, service, or benefit.

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Origin of obligee

1
First recorded in 1565–75; oblige + -ee

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British Dictionary definitions for obligee

obligee

/ (ˌɒblɪˈdʒiː) /


noun
  1. a person in whose favour an obligation, contract, or bond is created; creditor

  2. a person who receives a bond

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