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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

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

Those who begin coercive elimination of dissent soon find themselves exterminating dissenters. Compulsory unification of opinion achieves only the unanimity of the graveyard.
Robert Jackson

Abolition of a woman's right to abortion, when and if she wants it, amounts to compulsory maternity: a form of rape by the State.
Edward Abbey

Straight couples don't have to be monogamous to be married or married to be monogamous. Monogamy no more defines marriage than the presence of children does. Monogamy isn't compulsory and its absence doesn't invalidate a marriage.
Dan Savage
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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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