obligator

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Etymology[edit]

obligate +‎ -or

Noun[edit]

obligator ‎(plural obligators)

  1. (law) One who establishes an obligation under law
    • 1993, Michael J. Lacey & Knud Haakonssen, A culture of rights: the Bill of Rights in philosophy, politics, and law, page 29,
      It should here be explained that in this form of natural-law theory, there is a distinction between the "obligator" who puts us under the obligation to do our duty, and the beneficiary of this duty.

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Verb[edit]

obligātor

  1. second-person singular future passive imperative of obligō
  2. third-person singular future passive imperative of obligō