obligatee

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obligate +‎ -ee

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obligatee (plural obligatees)

  1. (government) A person who is obligated by law to do something
    • 2001, John Alford, “The implications of 'publicness' for strategic management theory”, in Kevan Scholes & Gerry Johnson editors, Exploring Public Sector Strategy[1], ISBN 0273646877, page 6:
      But in any provision of value to the public as a whole, other people are somehow affected or involved, as customers, beneficiaries or obligatees.

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