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obligee

[ob-li-jee] /ˌɒb lɪˈdʒi/
noun
1.
Law.
  1. a person to whom another is obligated or bound.
  2. a person to whom a bond is given.
2.
a person who is under obligation for a favor, service, or benefit.
Origin
1565-1575
1565-75; oblige + -ee
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  • General remedies of an obligee of a housing authority.
  • Copies of the orders shall be served on the obligee and obligor.
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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Word Origin and History for obligee
n.

"person to whom another is bound by contract," 1570s, from oblige + -ee.

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