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obligator

Definition of obligator

Etymology

    obligate +‎ -or</ul>

    Noun

    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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