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com·pul·so·ry

 (kəm-pŭl′sə-rē)
adj.
1. Obligatory; required: a compulsory examination.
2. Employing or exerting compulsion; coercive.
n. often cumpulsories Sports
An element, such as a dive or school figure, required of all competitors in an athletic competition.

com·pul′so·ri·ly adv.
com·pul′so·ri·ness n.

compulsory

(kəmˈpʌlsərɪ)
adj
1. required by regulations or laws; obligatory: compulsory education.
2. involving or employing compulsion; compelling; necessary; essential
comˈpulsorily adv
comˈpulsoriness n

com•pul•so•ry

(kəmˈpʌl sə ri)

adj., n., pl. -ries. adj.
1. required; mandatory; obligatory: compulsory education.
2. using compulsion; compelling; constraining: compulsory measures to control rioting.
n.
3. something, as an athletic maneuver, that must be executed as part of a contest or competition.
[1510–20; < Medieval Latin]
com•pul′so•ri•ly, adv.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adj.1.compulsory - required by rule; "in most schools physical education is compulsory"; "attendance is mandatory"; "required reading"
obligatory - morally or legally constraining or binding; "attendance is obligatory"; "an obligatory contribution"

compulsory

adjective obligatory, forced, required, binding, mandatory, imperative, requisite, de rigueur (French) Many young men are trying to get away from compulsory military conscription.
voluntary, unnecessary, optional, discretionary, elective, non-obligatory, non-requisite

compulsory

adjective
1. Imposed on one by authority, command, or convention:
2. Done under force:
Translations
إجْباريإِلْزامِيّ
povinný
tvungenobligatorisk
pakollinenpakottavapakko
obvezan
kényszerítőkötelező
skyldu-
強制的な
강제적인
obvezen
tvingande
ที่บังคับ
bắt buộc

compulsory

[kəmˈpʌlsərɪ]
A. ADJobligatorio
B. CPD compulsory liquidation Nliquidación f obligatoria
compulsory purchase Nexpropiación f
compulsory purchase order Norden f de expropiación
compulsory redundancy Ndespido m forzoso

compulsory

[kəmˈpʌlsəri] adj [education, test, voting, retirement] → obligatoirecompulsory purchase nexpropriation f

compulsory

adjobligatorisch; liquidation, measuresZwangs-; subject, memberPflicht-; that is compulsorydas ist Pflicht or obligatorisch; education is compulsoryes besteht (allgemeine) Schulpflicht; compulsory registrationMeldepflicht f; compulsory retirementZwangspensionierung f
pl the compulsories (Ice-Skating etc) → die Pflicht

compulsory

:
compulsory purchase
nEnteignung f
compulsory purchase order
nEnteignungsbeschluss m; to put a compulsory on a placedie Enteignung eines Grundstückes verfügen
compulsory service
n (US) → Wehrpflicht f

compulsory

[kəmˈpʌlsrɪ] adjobbligatorio/a

compulsion

(kəmˈpalʃən) noun
compelling or being compelled. You are under no compulsion to go.
comˈpulsory adjective
which must be done or carried out. Is it compulsory for me to attend the class?; a compulsory examination.
comˈpulsorily adverb

compulsory

إِلْزامِيّ povinný tvungen obligatorisch υποχρεωτικός obligatorio pakollinen obligatoire obvezan obbligatorio 強制的な 강제적인 verplicht obligatorisk przymusowy obrigatório обязательный tvingande ที่บังคับ zorunlu bắt buộc 必须做的
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In all criminal prosecutions, the accused shall enjoy the right to a speedy and public trial, by an impartial jury of the State and district wherein the crime shall have been committed, which district shall have been previously ascertained by law, and to be informed of the nature and cause of the accusation; to be confronted with the witnesses against him; to have compulsory process for obtaining witnesses in his favor, and to have the assistance of counsel for his defense.
Domestic instincts are sometimes spoken of as actions which have become inherited solely from long-continued and compulsory habit, but this, I think, is not true.
On other estates the serfs' compulsory labor was commuted for a quitrent.
An English gentleman who had lived some years in this region, said it was the cradle of compulsory education.
He was one of those boys who are too slack to play games, and he exercised great ingenuity in making excuses to avoid such as were compulsory.
Incidentally, its public schools deteriorated, and education slowly ceased to be compulsory.
he inquired, when he had deposited his lordship in a corner of the reading-room, which he had selected because silence was compulsory there, thus rendering it possible for two men to hear each other speak.
Rosa came at the same hour, and Cornelius submitted most heroically to the pangs which the compulsory silence concerning the tulip gave him.
Man and horse were littered with leaves and dusted with yellow pollen, for the open was ventured no more than was compulsory.
I can understand compulsory military service, which affects my children, my brothers, and myself, I am ready to deliberate on what concerns me; but deliberating on how to spend forty thousand roubles of district council money, or judging the half-witted Alioshka--I don't understand, and I can't do it.
Under our excellent system of compulsory education he had learned to read and write, notwithstanding the unfavourable aspect of the lower lip.
For more than twenty years I have amused my compulsory leisure with collecting these curious physical signatures in this town.