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man·da·to·ry

 (măn′də-tôr′ē)
adj.
1. Required or commanded by authority; obligatory: Attendance at the meeting is mandatory.
2. Of, having the nature of, or containing a mandate.
3. Holding a League of Nations mandate over a territory.
n. pl. man·da·to·ries
A mandatary.

mandatory

(ˈmændətərɪ; -trɪ)
adj
1. (Law) having the nature or powers of a mandate
2. obligatory; compulsory
3. (Government, Politics & Diplomacy) (of a state) having received a mandate over some territory
n, pl -ries
(Government, Politics & Diplomacy) Also called: mandatary a person or state holding a mandate
ˈmandatorily adv

man•da•to•ry

(ˈmæn dəˌtɔr i, -ˌtoʊr i)

adj., n., pl. -ries. adj.
1. authoritatively ordered; obligatory.
2. pertaining to, of the nature of, or containing a command.
3. having received a mandate, as a nation.
n.
[1655–65; < Late Latin]
man′da•to`ri•ly, adv.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.mandatory - the recipient of a mandatemandatory - the recipient of a mandate    
recipient, receiver - a person who receives something
2.mandatory - a territory surrendered by Turkey or Germany after World War I and put under the tutelage of some other European power until they are able to stand by themselvesmandatory - a territory surrendered by Turkey or Germany after World War I and put under the tutelage of some other European power until they are able to stand by themselves
district, territorial dominion, territory, dominion - a region marked off for administrative or other purposes
Adj.1.mandatory - 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"

mandatory

mandatory

adjective
Imposed on one by authority, command, or convention:
Translations
povinný
obligatorisk
pakollinen
kötelező

mandatory

[ˈmændətərɪ] ADJ
1. (= compulsory) → obligatorio
each article contained the mandatory quota of rude jokes > (iro) → cada artículo contenía la cuota obligatoria de chistes verdes
it is mandatory that you complete levels one and twoes obligatorio que usted realice los niveles uno y dos, tiene usted que realizar los niveles uno y dos obligatoriamente
2. (Jur) [sentence, penalty, fine] → preceptivo, obligatorio

mandatory

[ˈmændətəri] adj
[action, procedure] → obligatoire
the mandatory retirement age of 65 → l'âge de la retraite obligatoire à 65 ans
[punishment, sentence] (= automatic) → obligatoire, systématique (= fixed) → systématique
a mandatory life sentence for murder → une condamnation à perpétuité systématique pour meurtre

mandatory

adj
obligatorisch, erforderlich; mandatory retirement agevorgeschriebenes Rentenalter; the mandatory nature of this rulingder Zwangscharakter dieser Regelung; union membership is mandatoryMitgliedschaft in der Gewerkschaft ist Pflicht; it is mandatory for him to do thiser ist dazu verpflichtet, das zu tun
(Jur) sentence, ban, finevorgeschrieben; murder carries a mandatory death sentencebei Mord ist die Todesstrafe vorgeschrieben; Singapore has a mandatory death penalty for drug offences (Brit) or offenses (US) → auf Drogendelikte steht in Singapur die Todesstrafe
(Pol) mandatory state (= having a mandate)Mandatarstaat m; (= being a mandate)Mandat nt; Mandatory Palestinedas Mandat(sgebiet) Palästina; to be a mandatory powerMandatarstaat or Mandatsherr sein; to have mandatory powersüber Vollmachten verfügen

mandatory

[ˈmændətrɪ] adjobbligatorio/a

mandatory

a. necesario-a, requerido-a.
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