obligatio

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Etymology[edit]

From obligō (bind in obligation; restrain), from ob (to, against) + ligō (bind, unite).

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Noun[edit]

obligātiō f (genitive obligātiōnis); third declension

  1. binding; engaging, pledging, obligation, bond
  2. obligatory relationship
  3. document that confirms a bond or obligation
  4. (figuratively) entangling, ensnaring

Declension[edit]

Third-declension noun.

Case Singular Plural
Nominative obligātiō obligātiōnēs
Genitive obligātiōnis obligātiōnum
Dative obligātiōnī obligātiōnibus
Accusative obligātiōnem obligātiōnēs
Ablative obligātiōne obligātiōnibus
Vocative obligātiō obligātiōnēs

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