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English translation: make binding agreements on behalf of sb.

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Spanish term or phrase:obligar a uno
English translation:make binding agreements on behalf of sb.
Entered by: Gillian Hargreaves
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08:52 Feb 20, 2001
Spanish to English translations [Non-PRO]
Law/Patents
Spanish term or phrase: obligar
ambas partes con capacidad jurídica para obligar a sus representadas (contract protocol)
keith
make binding agreements on behalf of...
Explanation:
A bit long-winded, I know, but nevertheless more elegant and self-explanatory than simply "bind". But be careful - representada is "principal", not "representative" as suggested by adradas.
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Gillian Hargreaves
Local time: 01:04
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Summary of answers provided
namake binding agreements on behalf of...
Gillian Hargreaves
naTO BINDadradas
naoblige, compel, forcexxxHenri
nato bindLee Penya


  

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15 mins
to bind


Explanation:
common translation

Lee Penya
Local time: 19:04
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53 mins
oblige, compel, force


Explanation:
obligar =
to force, compel, oblige

obligar a uno a hacer algo = to force (compel) somebody to do something

verse obligado a + inf = to be obliged to + inf, find oneself compelled to + inf
estar (quedar) obligado a uno = to be obliged to somebody, be in somebody's debt


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xxxHenri
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2 hrs
TO BIND


Explanation:
"Both parties having the legal capacity to bind their agents (or legal representatives)"

Hope it helps!

Lau.




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adradas
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Gillian Hargreaves
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16 hrs
make binding agreements on behalf of...


Explanation:
A bit long-winded, I know, but nevertheless more elegant and self-explanatory than simply "bind". But be careful - representada is "principal", not "representative" as suggested by adradas.


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Gillian Hargreaves
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