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Definition of compulsory adjective from the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary

     

    compulsory

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    NAmE//kəmˈpʌlsəri//
     
     
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  1. 1that must be done because of a law or a rule synonym mandatory
  2. 2 It is compulsory for all motorcyclists to wear helmets. English is a compulsory subject at this level. compulsory education/schooling compulsory lay-offs opposite voluntary
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NAmE//kəmˈpʌlsərəli//
 
adverb Over 600 workers were compulsorily laid off.
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