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compulsory

Pronunciation: /kəmˈpʌlsəri/

Translation of compulsory in Spanish:

adjective/adjetivo

  • [attendance] obligatorio; [retirement/saving] forzoso compulsory education enseñanza (feminine) or escolaridad (feminine) obligatoria compulsory liquidation liquidación (feminine) forzosa
    Example sentences
    • Military service is still compulsory in Russia and men aged 18 serve two years.
    • All he had to look forward to in this country was death, a prison camp or compulsory military service.
    • The completion of a training programme is now one of the compulsory requirements of the scheme.

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