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o·blig·a·to·ry

 (ə-blĭg′ə-tôr′ē, ŏb′lĭ-gə-)
adj.
1. Of the nature of an obligation; compulsory: Attendance is obligatory. Mathematics is an obligatory course.
2. Required as part of a routine course of action or cultural expectation; predictable: "wearing clothing like basketball shoes, baggy pants, and the obligatory baseball cap" (Tyler Stovall).
3. Biology Obligate.

o·blig′a·to′ri·ly adv.

obligatory

(ɒˈblɪɡətərɪ; -trɪ)
adj
1. required to be done, obtained, possessed, etc
2. of the nature of or constituting an obligation
obˈligatorily adv

o•blig•a•to•ry

(əˈblɪg əˌtɔr i, -ˌtoʊr i, ˈɒb lɪ gə-)

adj.
1. required as a matter of obligation; mandatory.
2. incumbent or compulsory: duties obligatory on all.
3. imposing or stipulating an obligation.
[1425–75; late Middle English < Late Latin]
ob•lig`a•to′ri•ly, adv.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adj.1.obligatory - morally or legally constraining or binding; "attendance is obligatory"; "an obligatory contribution"
necessary - absolutely essential
optional - possible but not necessary; left to personal choice
2.obligatory - required by obligation or compulsion or convention; "he made all the obligatory apologies"
necessary - absolutely essential

obligatory

adjective
2. customary, regular, usual, popular, normal, familiar, conventional, fashionable, OB (S.M.S.), bog-standard (Brit. & Irish slang) This hotel has every facility, including the obligatory swimming-pool.

obligatory

adjective
Imposed on one by authority, command, or convention:
Translations
إلْزامي
obligatorisk
skyldu-, skyldubundinn

obligatory

[ɒˈblɪgətərɪ] ADJobligatorio
to make it obligatory for sb to do sthhacer obligatorio que algn haga algo

obligatory

[əˈblɪgətəri] adjobligatoire

obligatory

adjobligatorisch; ruleverbindlich; obligatory subjectPflichtfach nt; biology is obligatoryBiologie ist Pflicht; attendance is obligatoryAnwesenheit ist vorgeschrieben; it’s obligatory to pay taxjeder ist steuerpflichtig; to make it obligatory to do something/for somebody to do somethingvorschreiben, dass etw getan wird/dass jd etw tut; identity cards were made obligatoryPersonalausweise wurden Vorschrift; with the obligatory pipermit dem obligaten Dudelsackpfeifer

obligatory

[ɒˈblɪgətrɪ] adjobbligatorio/a, d'obbligo
to make it obligatory for sb to do sth → imporre a qn l'obbligo di fare qc

oblige

(əˈblaidʒ) verb
1. to force to do something. She was obliged to go; The police obliged him to leave.
2. to do (someone) a favour or service. Could you oblige me by carrying this, please?
obligation (obliˈgeiʃən) noun
a promise or duty. You are under no obligation to buy this.
obligatory (əˈbligətəri) , ((American) əbligəˈto:ri) adjective
compulsory. Attendance at tonight's meeting is obligatory.
oˈbligatorily adverb
oˈbliging adjective
willing to help other people. He'll help you – he's very obliging.
oˈbligingly adverb

obligatory

a. obligatorio-a.
References in classic literature ?
The gas compartments are permitted both fore and aft, as in the old type, but the water-ballast central tank is rendered obligatory.
Congress, by the articles which compose that compact (as has already been stated), are authorized to ascertain and call for any sums of money necessary, in their judgment, to the service of the United States; and their requisitions, if conformable to the rule of apportionment, are in every constitutional sense obligatory upon the States.
If, therefore, the legislature assumes executive and judiciary powers, no opposition is likely to be made; nor, if made, can be effectual; because in that case they may put their proceedings into the form of acts of Assembly, which will render them obligatory on the other branches.
The soldiers allowed themselves to be drawn away by the force of principles, which are, like discipline, the obligatory tie in everybody constituted for any purpose.
He did not know that where the steward had shown him in the accounts that the serfs' payments had been diminished by a third, their obligatory manorial work had been increased by a half.
Let us not have a dispute with him about this, I said; but rather ask ourselves: Is the practice of virtue obligatory on the rich man, or can he live without it?
and what could be more obligatory than to keep alive in the heart of a daughter that filial trust and honour which, even although misplaced, became her like a jewel of the mind?
He did not wear the uniform cloak--which was not obligatory at that epoch of less liberty but more independence--but a cerulean-blue doublet, a little faded and worn, and over this a magnificent baldric, worked in gold, which shone like water ripples in the sun.
I shall always be glad to see you, sir, at my office (as in duty bound [not that it is obligatory to receive any man within your dwelling (unless so inclined), which is a castle], according to the forms of politeness), or at any other place; but the papers are most strictly confidential (and, as such, cannot be read by any one), unless so directed (by Judge Temple’s solemn injunctions), and are invisible to all eyes; excepting those whose duties (I mean assumed duties) require it of them.
Women of incredible corpulence were dawdling about through the cultivated grounds, and the doctor greatly surprised his companions by informing them that this rotundity, which is highly esteemed in that region, was obtained by an obligatory diet of curdled milk.
The world, to his sense, was a great bazaar, where one might stroll about and purchase handsome things; but he was no more conscious, individually, of social pressure than he admitted the existence of such a thing as an obligatory purchase.
Jukes took care to punctuate these instructions in proper places with the obligatory "Yes, sir," ejaculated without enthusiasm.