joint obligation

Definition of "joint obligation"
  1. A duty shared by multiple parties, who are all responsible for fulfilling this duty toward one party
How to use "joint obligation" in a sentence
  1. If two roommates sign a lease, they have a joint obligation to pay rent to the landlord.
  2. In a business partnership, partners have a joint obligation to repay loans taken for the enterprise.
  3. Two co-authors of a book would have joint obligation to deliver the final manuscript to their publisher.

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