[ ob-li-gawr, ob-li-gawr ]
/ ˌɒb lɪˈgɔr, ˈɒb lɪˌgɔr /

noun Law.

a person who is bound to another.
a person who gives a bond.


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Origin of obligor

First recorded in 1535–45; oblige + -or2
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British Dictionary definitions for obligor

/ (ˌɒblɪˈɡɔː) /


a person who binds himself by contract to perform some obligation; debtor
a person who gives a bond
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