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non-compulsory Line breaks: non-compul¦sory

Definition of non-compulsory in English:


Not required by law or a rule; voluntary: a deal agreed by the unions guaranteeing non-compulsory redundancies
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  • The truth is, students not in financial duress who reclaim their non-compulsory fees are essentially ripping the rest of us off.
  • The study said the government's decision to make languages non-compulsory for pupils over 14 was having an adverse effect.
  • In their first year of non-compulsory education, teenagers could begin to enjoy learning for its own sake.
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