noun, plural com·pul·so·ries.
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It does not only follow the type involuntarily and compulsorily, but does not know that it is following it.Natural Law in the Spiritual World|Henry Drummond
Land is purchased by agreement, or compulsorily and the money for land and building raised by loan.
Yet the supposed benefits of education are not only now free to all, but have been compulsorily conferred upon most nations.The Curse of Education|Harold E. Gorst
Because owing to the urgent need for fighting men, the standard of fitness was compulsorily low.Feminism and Sex-Extinction|Arabella Kenealy
It was not difficult to recognize them for two of the compulsorily retired officers of the Old Guard.A Set of Six|Joseph Conrad