Compulsory Definition

kəm-pŭlsə-rē
compulsory
adjective
That must be done, undergone, etc.; obligatory; required.
Webster's New World
Compelling; coercive.
Webster's New World
Compelled, mandated, obligatory, or required, especially if by legal process or a statute.
Webster's New World Law
The definition of compulsory is something that is required, not optional.
An example of compulsory is a training course you have to attend.
YourDictionary
noun
An element, such as a dive or school figure, required of all competitors in an athletic competition.
American Heritage

Something that is compulsory or required.

Wiktionary
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Other Word Forms of Compulsory

Noun

Singular:
compulsory
Plural:
compulsories

Origin of Compulsory

  • From Latin compulsorius

    From Wiktionary

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