Translation of compulsory in Spanish:


Pronunciation: /kəmˈpʌlsəri/


  • [attendance] obligatorio; [retirement/saving] forzoso compulsory education enseñanza (f) or escolaridad (f) obligatoria compulsory liquidation liquidación (feminine) forzosa
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    • 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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The Basque autonomous police force is called Ertzaintza. Its members, called ertzainas, wear a uniform of red sweaters and berets, and white jackets. Despite the Ertzaintza's wide range of responsibilities, the Guardia Civil and Policía Nacional still operate in the Basque Country.