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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
References in classic literature ?
An English gentleman who had lived some years in this region, said it was the cradle of compulsory education.
For more than twenty years I have amused my compulsory leisure with collecting these curious physical signatures in this town.
As soon as he recovered, I related our compulsory visit, and detention at the Heights.
It was to renew that connection with their country which had been severed by their compulsory expatriation, that they resolved to face all the hazards of a perilous navigation and all the labors of a toilsome distant settlement.
It was useless at the present moment, and under present circumstances, to attempt any compulsory measures with these deserters.
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.
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.
said the governor, forcing a laugh; "who would believe that a compulsory recluse, a man as though in the very jaws of death, could have committed crimes so numerous, and so long to tell of?
On other estates the serfs' compulsory labor was commuted for a quitrent.
Yes," said Lydgate, in a tone of compulsory admission.
Rosa came at the same hour, and Cornelius submitted most heroically to the pangs which the compulsory silence concerning the tulip gave him.
He recognized that baths were necessary and compulsory, although they were administered in much better fashion at Cedarwild, while Kwaque and Steward had made a sort of love function of it when they bathed him.