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Definition of Compulsory

Compulsory

  1. Having the power of compulsion; constraining.
  2. Obligatory; enjoined by authority; necessary; due to compulsion.

Compulsory Quotations

Learning is not compulsory... neither is survival.
W. Edwards Deming

Lesbian existence comprises both the breaking of a taboo and the rejection of a compulsory way of life. It is also a direct or indirect attack on the male right of access to women.
Adrienne Rich

A lovely thing about Christmas is that it's compulsory, like a thunderstorm, and we all go through it together.
Garrison Keillor

The purpose of Compulsory Education is to deprive the common people of their commonsense.
Gilbert K. Chesterton

There is no virtue in compulsory government charity, and there is no virtue in advocating it. A politician who portrays himself as 'caring' and 'sensitive' because he wants to expand the government's charitable programs is merely saying that he's willing to try to do good with other people's money.
P. J. O'Rourke
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Compulsory Translations

compulsory in Dutch is bindend, gedwongen, dwingend
compulsory in German is obligatorisch
compulsory in Italian is obbligatorio
compulsory in Spanish is compulsivo, obligatorio
compulsory in Swedish is obligatorisk
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