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obligatory

Pronunciation: /əˈblɪgətɔːri; əˈblɪgətri/

Translation of obligatory in Spanish:

adjective/adjetivo

  • obligatorio military service is obligatory el servicio militar es obligatorio the movie contained the obligatory car chase [ironic] la película tenía la inevitable or consabida persecución de coches

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