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The individual to whom a particular duty or obligation is owed.

The obligation might be to pay a debt or involve the performance or nonperformance of a particular act.

The term obligee is often used synonymously with creditor.


(ah-bluh-jee) n. the person or entity to whom an obligation is owed, like the one to be paid on a promissory note.


a person in whose favour an OBLIGATION, contract, or bond is created; a creditor.
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Les commercants venus des pays frontaliers sont obliges de deverser leurs betes devant les cours des habitants de la commune, a l'oppose de l'abattoir, selon le constat fait par l'AIP.
The Council refuses to hold the referendum and obliges the government to implement all measures and decisions that prevent holding the referendum as a threat to peaceful security.
Legal experts have demanded the creation of a commission that obliges government bodies to implement the rulings.