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obligatory

adjective

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1 forcing one's compliance or participation by or as if by law
  • in this state, school attendance is obligatory until the age of 16

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The first known use of obligatory was in the 15th century

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“Obligatory.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/obligatory. Accessed 15 Aug. 2020.

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