obligee (n.) "person to whom another is bound by contract," 1570s, from OBLIGE (Cf. oblige) + -EE (Cf. -ee).

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  • obligee — ob·li·gee /ˌä blə jē/ n: one (as a creditor) to whom another is legally obligated an obligee protected by a surety bond compare debtor, obligor Merriam Webster’s Dictionary of Law. Merriam Webster. 1996 …   Law dictionary

  • obligee — ob li*gee ([o^]b l[i^]*j[=e] ), n. [F. oblig[ e], p. p. of obliger. See {Oblige}.] The person to whom another is bound, or the person to whom a bond is given. Blackstone. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • obligee — [äb΄li jē′] n. [< OBLIGE + EE1] 1. a person obliged to do something for another 2. Law a person to whom another is bound by contract …   English World dictionary

  • obligée — ● obligé, obligée nom Personne à qui on a rendu service, qui est liée par la reconnaissance à quelqu un : Il est mon obligé en cette affaire …   Encyclopédie Universelle

  • obligee — /obbjiy/ A promisee. The person in favor of whom some obligation is contracted, whether such obligation be to pay money or to do or not to do something. The party to whom someone else is obligated under a contract. Thus, if C loans money to D, C… …   Black's law dictionary

  • obligee — noun Date: 1574 one to whom another is obligated (as by a contract); specifically one who is protected by a surety bond …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • obligee — /ob li jee /, n. 1. Law. a. a person to whom another is obligated or bound. b. a person to whom a bond is given. 2. a person who is under obligation for a favor, service, or benefit. [1565 75; OBLIGE + EE] * * * …   Universalium

  • obligee — noun The party owed an obligation by another party, the obligor …   Wiktionary

  • obligee — ob·li·gee || ‚ɑblɪ dʒɪː /‚ɒb n. receiver of a bond (Law); person to whom something is owed (through a contract) …   English contemporary dictionary

  • obligee — [ˌɒblɪ dʒi:] noun Law a person to whom an obligation is owed under a contract or other legal procedure. Compare with obligor …   English new terms dictionary

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