Definition of mandatory in English:

mandatory

Line breaks: man|da¦tory
Pronunciation: /ˈmandət(ə)ri
 
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adjective

noun (plural mandatories)

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Derivatives

mandatorily

adverb
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  • For bolstering his ego and political luster he depended also on occasional mass rallies, for which tens of thousands of citizens were mandatorily mustered to express - or anyway, feign - adulation.
  • And lastly, we need to mandatorily register outgoing workers and provide them with incentives so that they will register as it has been done in Sri Lanka.
  • Residents will be mandatorily evacuated beginning tomorrow.

Origin

late 15th century: from late Latin mandatorius, from Latin mandatum 'something commanded'.

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