Complete Definition of "obligatory"

English

Etymology
From Latin obligare obligate, from ob- to + ligare to bind, from PIE *leig- to bind.

Pronunciation
/α'bligÉtÉri, -tri/,

Adjective
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  1. Imposing obligation, morally or legally; binding: an obligatory promise.
  2. Requiring a matter or obligation.

Translations

Finnish: pakollinen, välttämätön
Italian: obbligatorio
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Russian: обÑзаÑелÑнÑй, непÑеменнÑй
Norwegian obligatorisk

Related terms
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Revision and Credits for"obligatory"
  • 2007-10-28 23:52 - EncycloPetey - Reverted edits by [[Special:Contributions/71.250.32.11|71.250.32.11]] ([[User_talk:71.250.32.11|Talk]]); changed back to last version by [[User:VolkovBot|VolkovBot]]

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