Origin of mandatory
OTHER WORDS FROM mandatoryman·da·to·ri·ly, adverbnon·man·da·to·ry, adjective, noun, plural non·man·da·to·ries.un·man·da·to·ry, adjective
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How to use mandatory in a sentence
Since the programs are not mandatory, though, it’s unclear how popular they will become and the extent to which officers will participate.The policing reforms in the Breonna Taylor settlement, explained|Fabiola Cineas|September 17, 2020|Vox
Soon after they left, a mandatory evacuation order went into effect.
Apple now says that, while developers will be able to implement this notification and request for permission, doing so will no longer be mandatory when iOS 14 launches sometime in the next couple of months.Facebook complains, Apple responds: iOS 14’s big privacy change gets postponed|Samuel Axon|September 3, 2020|Ars Technica
That same study asked travelers what they needed to feel comfortable boarding an airplane, and the top three responses were mandatory masks, seating spaced six feet apart, and pre-boarding temperature checks.This year’s top Labor Day destinations might surprise you|Rachel King|September 1, 2020|Fortune
The surveys are not mandatory, so employees can opt out if they choose.Deep Dive: How companies and their employees are facing the future of work|Digiday|September 1, 2020|Digiday
Now Wisconsin is considering making it mandatory for parents who adopt overseas to have their children “re-adopted” in the state.
For example, at age 10, he completed the local two-year mandatory preparatory program in just one year.
And Americans overwhelmingly support eliminating mandatory minimum sentences for nonviolent drug offenders.Why Isn’t Prison Justice on the Ballot This Tuesday?|Inimai Chettiar, Abigail Finkelman|November 1, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Thankfully, testing performers for STDs is mandatory—or so we thought.Risky Business or None of Your Business? Gay XXX Films and the Condom Question|Aurora Snow|November 1, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Suspicion of exposure to Ebola, for example, is sufficient to justify mandatory isolation.
The requirement of conformity to this higher conventional standard becomes mandatory.The Theory of the Leisure Class|Thorstein Veblen
But the task has seemed mandatory as the manners of a people can not otherwise be fully understood.
German New Guinea (now a British mandatory) lies not far away.The Pacific Triangle|Sydney Greenbie
At my final interview he said that he had had difficulty in preventing Congress from making the retaliatory resolution mandatory.The Life and Letters of Walter H. Page, Volume II|Burton J. Hendrick
This was from some one acting as President Colbrith's secretary, and its wording was concisely mandatory.Empire Builders|Francis Lynde