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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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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.