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non-compulsory

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Definition of non-compulsory in English:

adjective

Not required by law or a rule; voluntary: a deal agreed by the unions guaranteeing non-compulsory redundancies
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  • The non-compulsory injection is most likely to be delivered in schools to those in Year 8 from next September.
  • We cannot say that those people were volunteers, acting of their own free will, in a non-coerced or non-compulsory manner.
  • Despite its non-compulsory nature, a few members suggested modifying some sentences to make them more lenient; others opposed the initiative because doctors should respond to their own conscience rather than codes.

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