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obligatory

(ə-blĭg′ə-tôr′ē, ŏb′lĭ-gə-)
adj.
Biology Obligate.

o·blig′a·to′ri·ly adv.
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The changes also propose to to oblige the council on the selection of judges to verify the accuracy of the income and expense declaration of the applicant.
BEIRUT: In a statement Wednesday, March 14 General Secretariat member Nawfal Daou said the vote law should oblige candidates to show bills and tax forms as proof they are not evading taxes.
The Council refuses to hold the referendum and obliges the government to implement all measures and decisions that prevent holding the referendum as a threat to peaceful security.
The car continued its way before hitting one of the soldiers at the level of his leg, obliging the patrol members of fire on the car's tyres to oblige him to stop.
While addressing the meeting of JUI Charsadda office bearers at DarulAdab on Wednesday, he further said that the Jamiat workers must oblige party manifesto otherwise strict move would be made against the violators.
Additionally, it is important to note that in some jurisdiction, as is the case in Jordan, local laws and regulations oblige companies with a certain set capital to retain lawyers on an annual basis.
MPs rejected one proposal presented by Dr Al Dhahrani, which would oblige the government to come up with different summer and winter timings.
Le gardien et capitaine du Real Madrid Iker Casillas souffre d'une fracture du pouce gauche apres le coup recu mercredi a la 16e minute qui l'a oblige a sortir lors du match de Coupe du Roi Valence-Real Madrid, a annonce hier jeudi le club.
The new text also introduces provisions that oblige manufacturers and distributors of active substances to register with the competent authority and to comply with good manufacturing practices.
Bulgarian Parliament has adopted changes to the Law on Credit Institutions, which oblige banks to inform customers of any significant movements in interest rates on their accounts or expenses if they are in credit.