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

Inflection[edit]

Third declension.

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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