Share this entry

non-mandatory Line breaks: non-mandatory

Definition of non-mandatory in English:

adjective

Not required by law or mandate; voluntary: the company has a non-mandatory pension scheme
More example sentences
  • Computer applications are incorporated into the majority of courses, with such applications being included in 79 % of the mandatory courses and 95 % of the non-mandatory courses.
  • Nineteen of the 30 respondents indicated that their departments offered non-mandatory statistics courses.
  • Parents have no money with which to pay the non-mandatory, quarterly "contribution" that allows the school to provide their children with the necessary extras.

Definition of non-mandatory in:

Share this entry

 

What do you find interesting about this word or phrase?

Comments that don't adhere to our Community Guidelines may be moderated or removed.

Get more from Oxford Dictionaries

Subscribe to remove adverts and access premium resources