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From: DICT.TW English-Chinese Dictionary 英漢字典

 com·pul·so·ry /kəmˈpʌlsri, ˈpʌlsə-/

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Com·pul·so·ry a.
 1. Having the power of compulsion; constraining.
 2. Obligatory; enjoined by authority; necessary; due to compulsion.
    This contribution threatening to fall infinitely short of their hopes, they soon made it compulsory.   --Burke.

From: WordNet (r) 2.0

      adj : required by rule; "in most schools physical education are
            compulsory"; "attendance is mandatory"; "required
            reading" [syn: mandatory, required]