Meaning of compulsory
Pronunciation: (kum-pul'su-rē), [key]
— adj., n., pl. -ries.
- required; mandatory; obligatory: compulsory education.
- using compulsion; compelling; constraining: compulsory measures to control rioting.
- something, as an athletic feat, that must be performed or completed as part of a contest or competition: The ice skater received a higher score on the compulsories than on her freestyle performance.
- compulsory (Thesaurus)