noun, plural com·pul·so·ries.
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About 20% of the company’s 250 staffers were already remote before the coronavirus pandemic, but even when staffers who were previously in offices can safely return, attendance won’t be compulsory.Publishers look to allay employee fears over a return to the office by offering additional flexibility|Jessica Davies|February 10, 2021|Digiday
The compulsory spousal exchanges have created some of the tightest alliances ever recorded, currently totaling about 30,000 Amazonian souls.Why a Universal Society Is Unattainable - Issue 95: Escape|Mark W. Moffett|January 14, 2021|Nautilus
In August, Australian Prime Minister Scott Morrison suggested on a radio show that he would make a vaccine compulsory for all Australians, though he later walked back the comments.Will you need a COVID-19 vaccine to fly? One airline says yes|Grady McGregor|December 4, 2020|Fortune
They had three years together before Ziad left to do his compulsory military service, leaving on her birthday, April 4, 2001.
It is compulsory to note in every Kansas story that “the race may decide who controls the Senate.”A Loss by Pat Roberts in Kansas? Actually, Not So Bizarre|Jeff Greenfield|October 3, 2014|DAILY BEAST
The newest pro-gun propaganda: Make firearm education compulsory in schools and create gun-required zones.
Compulsory dues translate into many tens of millions of dollars in political contributions to Democrats.Why Progressives Shouldn’t Support Public Workers Unions|Dmitri Mehlhorn|July 11, 2014|DAILY BEAST
At Nansen Elementary School, music has been removed from the curriculum and Arabic lessons made compulsory.Inspectors Uncover UK Schools Pushing Radical Islamic Agendas|Nico Hines|June 10, 2014|DAILY BEAST
On nearly all railways retirement is optional at sixty and compulsory at sixty-five.
It was probably the first case in Philippine history of a person voluntarily seeking compulsory expulsion from the Islands.The Philippine Islands|John Foreman
By direction of the Ministry of Education, compulsory religious instruction is being introduced in the State schools.Prison Memoirs of an Anarchist|Alexander Berkman
It is more to count on the universal mind than to brave compulsory public decency.
The fact of compulsory education created a proletariat able and willing to read.