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Definition of non-mandatory in English:


Not required by law or mandate; voluntary: the company has a non-mandatory pension scheme
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  • The findings reported Thursday were the result of non-mandatory tests for schools.
  • The Sox flew to New York last night and will hold a non-mandatory workout at Yankee Stadium today.
  • The increase in government-mandated quotas for women on boards- with seven countries passing mandates in the past five years and eight countries setting non-mandatory targets - also prompted the study.

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