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compulsory

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forcing one's compliance or participation by or as if by law
  • compulsory retirement at age 70

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The first known use of compulsory was in 1581

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“Compulsory.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/compulsory. Accessed 30 May. 2020.

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