What does mandatory mean?

Definitions for mandatory
ˈmæn dəˌtɔr i, -ˌtoʊr imanda·to·ry

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Princeton's WordNet

  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"

GCIDE

  1. Mandatory(a.)

    Obligatory; compulsory; required by authority.

    Etymology: [L. mandatorius.]

  2. Mandatory(a.)

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

    Etymology: [L. mandatorius.]

Wiktionary

  1. mandatory(Noun)

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

    Etymology: From mandatorius, from mandator; see mandate.

  2. mandatory(Adjective)

    Obligatory; required or commanded by authority.

    Attendance at a school is usually mandatory.

    Etymology: From mandatorius, from mandator; see mandate.

  3. mandatory(Adjective)

    Of, or relating to a mandate.

    Etymology: From mandatorius, from mandator; see mandate.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Mandatory(adj)

    containing a command; preceptive; directory

    Etymology: [L. mandatorius.]

  2. Mandatory(noun)

    same as Mandatary

    Etymology: [L. mandatorius.]

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How to say mandatory in sign language?

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Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of mandatory in Chaldean Numerology is: 2

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of mandatory in Pythagorean Numerology is: 3

Examples of mandatory in a Sentence

  1. Felicia Marcus:

    I find it galling when whole sets of water glasses end up on a (restaurant) table, even in Sacramento, the key is to get away from very light mandatory restrictions.

  2. Alex Pollock:

    Regardless of your views on LGBT people, LGBT people exist, it should be mandatory from a sensitivity perspective.

  3. Symone Sanders:

    You know which candidate will have the courage to fight unjust mandatory minimums and the death penalty.

  4. Immigration Minister Inger Stojberg:

    It is the government's clear position that Denmark should not be part of any mandatory quota system where it is decided from Brussels how many asylum seekers we should take in Denmark, we do already take a significant co-responsibility and treat the asylum seekers here fairly.

  5. Julie Stefanski:

    Gluten-free substitutes, if based on rice or tapioca, can be lower in fiber than their traditional counterparts and may not be fortified with B vitamins or iron, a mandatory addition to any processed wheat product in the Julie Stefanski.

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