Translation of "mandatory" - English-Spanish dictionary


adjective uk /ˈmæn.də.tər.i/ us /-tɔːr.i/ formal

Something that is mandatory must be done, or is demanded by law.

The minister is calling for mandatory prison sentences for people who assault police officers.
Athletes must undergo a mandatory drugs test before competing in the championship.
In 1991, the British government made it mandatory to wear rear seat belts in cars.

(Translation of “mandatory” from the Cambridge English-Spanish Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)