[kuh m-puhl-suh-ree] /kəmˈpʌl sə ri/
required; mandatory; obligatory:
using ; ; constraining:
compulsory measures to control rioting.
noun, plural compulsories.
something, as an athletic feat, that must be performed or completed as part of a contest or competition:
The ice skater received a higher score on the compulsories than on her freestyle performance.
required by regulations or laws; obligatory: compulsory education
involving or employing compulsion; compelling; necessary; essential
1580s, from Medieval Latin compulsorius, from Latin compulsus, past participle of compellere (see compel).
[kon-shuh s] /ˈkɒn ʃəs/ adjective 1. aware of one’s own existence, sensations, thoughts, surroundings, etc. 2. fully aware of or sensitive to something (often followed by of): conscious of one’s own faults; He wasn’t conscious of the gossip about his past. 3. having the mental faculties fully active: He was conscious during the operation. 4. […]
[kon-stuh nt] /ˈkɒn stənt/ adjective 1. not changing or varying; uniform; regular; invariable: All conditions during the three experiments were constant. 2. continuing without pause or letup; unceasing: constant noise. 3. regularly recurrent; continual; persistent: He found it impossible to work with constant interruption. 4. faithful; unswerving in love, devotion, etc.: a constant lover. 5. […]
[kon-sti-too-shuh-nl, -tyoo-] /ˌkɒn stɪˈtu ʃə nl, -ˈtyu-/ adjective 1. of or relating to the of a state, organization, etc. 2. subject to the provisions of such a constitution: a constitutional monarchy. 3. provided by, in accordance with, or not prohibited by, such a constitution: the constitutional powers of the president; a law held to be […]
[kuh n-tin-yoo-uh s] /kənˈtɪn yu əs/ adjective 1. uninterrupted in time; without cessation: continuous coughing during the concert. 2. being in immediate connection or spatial relationship: a continuous series of blasts; a continuous row of warehouses. 3. Grammar. (def 7). /kənˈtɪnjʊəs/ adjective 1. prolonged without interruption; unceasing: a continuous noise 2. in an unbroken series […]