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Synonyms for obligatory
əˈblɪg əˌtɔr i, -ˌtoʊr i, ˈɒb lɪ gə-oblig·a·to·ry

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  1. obligatoryadjective

    morally or legally constraining or binding

    "attendance is obligatory"; "an obligatory contribution"

    ex gratia, nonobligatory, unneeded, optional, unnecessary, nonmandatory, elective, facultative

  2. obligatoryadjective

    required by obligation or compulsion or convention

    "he made all the obligatory apologies"

    facultative, optional, unneeded, ex gratia, elective, nonobligatory, nonmandatory, unnecessary

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  1. obligationadjective

    Submitted by Jkullack on April 16, 2024  

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  1. obligatoryadjective

    binding, coercive

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  1. obligatoryadjective

    binding, incumbent, imperative, coercive

    optional, discretional

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  1. List of paraphrases for "obligatory":

    compulsory, mandatory, binding, non-compensatory

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  1. Sabri Teweila:

    Before the dollar crisis, we used to pay for the cost of raw materials by writing letters of credit ... We would then import the materials and pay the rest of the money after the shipment is received, now, it's obligatory to pay the entire cost before shipment. The economic crisis negatively affected agreements with foreign countries.

  2. Abu Maryam:

    Indeed you have been ordered to fight the infidel wherever you find him – what are you waiting for?, know that jihad in this time is obligatory on all.

  3. Russian Energy Minister Alexander Novak:

    In my opinion, any decisions on coordination which would require an obligatory fulfilment, are unlikely to be taken, because we see quite big disagreements inside OPEC on the further development of the situation and on what should, or opposite, should not be done for the market to reach a balance.

  4. Cicero:

    There is no duty more obligatory than the repayment of kindness.

  5. Marcelo Crivella:

    Our appeal is that the clubs who think they shouldn't return are not punished, the opening phase is not obligatory, if a player that is obliged to return turns up tomorrow with COVID-19 and dies then people are going to say, we came back too soon.

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