English - Vietnamese Dictionary
ə'blɪgətɔrɪ /-trɪThesaurus Dictionary
+morally or legally constraining or binding
+required by obligation or compulsion or convention
Advanced English Dictionary
required, demanded, necessary, requisite, compulsory, mandatory; incumbent; indispensable, essential:
Has she been able to meet all the obligatory qualifications?
+ adjectiveCollocation Dictionary
1 ~ (for sb) (to do sth) (formal) that you must do because of the law, rules, etc.
It is obligatory for all employees to wear protective clothing.
2 (often humorous) that you do because you always do it, or other people in the same situation always do it: In the mid 60s he took the almost obligatory trip to India.
be | become | remain | make sth
The college authorities have now made these classes obligatory.
almost, practically | legally
It is obligatory for vets to be registered.
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