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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

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

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

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 childish soul not inoculated with compulsory prayer is a soul open to any religious infection.
Alexander Cockburn
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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