compulsory

compulsory
[kəm'pʌlsərɪ]
aggettivo [military service, attendance, education] obbligatorio; [loan] forzoso; [liquidation] coatto

to be forced to take compulsory redundancy — dover lasciare il lavoro per esubero di personale

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adjective (which must be done or carried out: Is it compulsory for me to attend the class?; a compulsory examination.) obbligatorio
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compulsory /kəmˈpʌlsərɪ/
a.
1 obbligatorio; forzato; forzoso; coatto: (med.) compulsory admission to hospital, ricovero coatto (o forzato); compulsory attendance, presenza obbligatoria; frequenza obbligatoria; compulsory education, istruzione obbligatoria; compulsory insurance, assicurazione obbligatoria; compulsory military service, servizio militare obbligatorio; compulsory subjects, materie (di studio) obbligatorie; compulsory sale, vendita forzosa; compulsory saving, risparmio forzato
2 (leg.) coercitivo; coattivo; costrittivo; cogente
● (leg.) compulsory administration, amministrazione coattiva □ (leg.) compulsory liquidation, liquidazione coatta □ (leg.) compulsory purchase (o compulsory acquisition), espropriazione (per pubblica utilità) □ (autom.) «compulsory thoroughfare» (cartello), «senso obbligatorio» □ (leg.) compulsory winding up, liquidazione coatta (di una società); liquidazione disposta dall'autorità giudiziaria NOTA D'USO: -compulsive o compulsory?-.
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[kəm'pʌlsərɪ]
aggettivo [military service, attendance, education] obbligatorio; [loan] forzoso; [liquidation] coatto

to be forced to take compulsory redundancy — dover lasciare il lavoro per esubero di personale


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