Translation of mandatory in Spanish:

mandatory

Pronunciation: /ˈmændətɔːri; ˈmændətəri/

adjective/adjetivo

  • [formal] obligatorio after the mandatory exchange of pleasantries tras el obligado intercambio de cortesías
    More example sentences
    • In some jurisdictions this is a mandatory sentence of death.
    • Murder entails a mandatory life sentence; manslaughter carries with it no minimum sentence.
    • The 1997 Act introduced mandatory minimum sentences for certain repeat offenders.

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