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mandatory
American English: /ˈmændəˌtɔri/
British English: /ˈmandət(ə)ri/

Translation of mandatory in Spanish:

adjective

  • [formal] after the mandatory exchange of pleasantries
    tras el obligado intercambio de cortesías
    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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