obligee

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noun ob·li·gee \ˌä-blə-ˈjē\

Definition of obligee

  1. :  one to whom another is obligated (as by a contract); specifically :  one who is protected by a surety bond

First Known Use of obligee

1574


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obligee

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noun ob·li·gee \ˌä-blə-ˈjē\

Legal Definition of obligee

  1. :  one (as a creditor) to whom another is legally obligated an obligee protected by a surety bond — compare debtor, obligor


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