Compulsory meaning

kəm-pŭlsə-rē
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Something that is compulsory or required.
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That must be done, undergone, etc.; obligatory; required.
adjective
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Compelling; coercive.
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An element, such as a dive or school figure, required of all competitors in an athletic competition.
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Obligatory; required.

A compulsory examination.

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Compelled, mandated, obligatory, or required, especially if by legal process or a statute.
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Required; obligatory; mandatory.

The ten-dollar fee was compulsory.

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Employing or exerting compulsion; coercive.
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Having the power of compulsion; constraining.

Such compulsory measures are limited.

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The definition of compulsory is something that is required, not optional.

An example of compulsory is a training course you have to attend.

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Origin of compulsory

  • From Latin compulsorius

    From Wiktionary