Definitions for obligatoryəˈblɪg əˌtɔr i, -ˌtoʊr i, ˈɒb lɪ gə-
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morally or legally constraining or binding
"attendance is obligatory"; "an obligatory contribution"
required by obligation or compulsion or convention
"he made all the obligatory apologies"
Imposing obligation, morally or legally; binding: an obligatory promise.
Requiring a matter or obligation.
Origin: From Latin obligare obligate, from ob- to + ligare to bind, from Proto-Indo-European *leig- to bind.
binding in law or conscience; imposing duty or obligation; requiring performance or forbearance of some act; -- often followed by on or upon; as, obedience is obligatory on a soldier
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