Definitions for Mandatoryˈmæn dəˌtɔr i, -ˌtoʊr i

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  1. mandatary, mandatory(noun)

    the recipient of a mandate

  2. mandate, mandatory(adj)

    a territory surrendered by Turkey or Germany after World War I and put under the tutelage of some other European power until they are able to stand by themselves

  3. compulsory, mandatory, required(adj)

    required by rule

    "in most schools physical education is compulsory"; "attendance is mandatory"; "required reading"

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  1. Mandatory(a.)

    Obligatory; compulsory; required by authority.

  2. Mandatory(a.)

    (Law) Not optional; not able to be modified or disregarded; as, seven mandatory clauses in the contract.

  3. Origin: [L. mandatorius.]

WiktionaryRate this definition:(0.00 / 0 votes)

  1. mandatory(Noun)

    A person, organisation or state who receives a mandate; a mandatary.

  2. mandatory(Adjective)

    Obligatory; required or commanded by authority.

    Attendance at a school is usually mandatory.

  3. mandatory(Adjective)

    Of, or relating to a mandate.

  4. Origin: From mandatorius, from mandator; see mandate.

Webster DictionaryRate this definition:(0.00 / 0 votes)

  1. Mandatory(adj)

    containing a command; preceptive; directory

  2. Mandatory(noun)

    same as Mandatary

  3. Origin: [L. mandatorius.]


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