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Definition 1: a territory surrendered by Turkey or Germany after World War I and put under the tutelage of some other European power until they are able to stand by themselves - [noun denoting location]

Synonyms for mandatory in the sense of this definition

(mandatory is a kind of ...) a region marked off for administrative or other purposes

(... is an instance of mandatory) a former British mandate on the east coast of the Mediterranean; divided between Jordan and Israel in 1948

Definition 2: the recipient of a mandate - [noun denoting person]

Synonyms for mandatory in the sense of this definition

(mandatory is a kind of ...) a person who receives something

Definition 3: required by rule - [adjective satellite denoting all]

Samples where mandatory or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • in most schools physical education is compulsory
  • attendance is mandatory
  • required reading

Synonyms for mandatory in the sense of this definition

(mandatory is similar to ...) morally or legally constraining or binding

"attendance is obligatory" "an obligatory contribution"

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