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compulsory Meaning, Definition & Usage

  1. adjective satellite required by rule
    required; mandatory.
    • in most schools physical education is compulsory
    • attendance is mandatory
    • required reading
WordNet

Com*pul"so*ry adjective
Etymology
LL. compulsorius.
Definitions
  1. Having the power of compulsion; constraining.
  2. Obligatory; enjoined by authority; necessary; due to complusion.
    This contribution therestening fall infinitely short of their hopes, they soon made it compulsory. Burke.

Webster 1913


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