absolute obligation


English-Chinese law dictionary (法律英汉双解大词典). 2013.

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  • obligation — A generic word, derived from the Latin substantive obligatio, having many, wide, and varied meanings, according to the context in which it is used. That which a person is bound to do or forbear; any duty imposed by law, promise, contract,… …   Black's law dictionary

  • absolute — Complete; perfect; final; without any condition or incumbrance; as an absolute bond (simplex obligatio) in distinction from a conditional bond. Unconditional; complete and perfect in itself; without relation to or dependence on other things or… …   Black's law dictionary

  • Obligation — • Defined in the Institutes of Justinian as a legal bond which by a legal necessity binds us to do something according to the laws of our State Catholic Encyclopedia. Kevin Knight. 2006. Obligation     Obligation …   Catholic encyclopedia

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  • absolute guaranty — An unconditional undertaking on the part of the guarantor that the debtor will pay the debt or perform the obligation. 24 Am J1st Guar § 16; Anno: 53 ALR2d 525. A contract of guaranty is absolute where one absolutely guarantees the payment of… …   Ballentine's law dictionary

  • absolute law — The true and proper law of nature, immutable in the abstract or in principle, in theory, but not in application; for very often the object, the reason, situation, and other circumstances, may vary its exercise and obligation. See also natural law …   Black's law dictionary

  • contingent obligation — USA contingent obligation, Also known as contingent liability. An obligation that is not presently fixed and absolute, but which will become so on the happening of some future and uncertain event. Practical Law Dictionary. Glossary of UK, US and… …   Law dictionary

  • Ethics — • Many writers regard ethics as any scientific treatment of the moral order and divide it into theological, or Christian, ethics (moral theology) and philosophical ethics (moral philosophy) Catholic Encyclopedia. Kevin Knight. 2006. Ethics …   Catholic encyclopedia

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