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obligatory

US [əˈblɪɡəˌtɔri]
UK [əˈblɪɡət(ə)ri]
  • adj.(按法律、规定等)必须的;习惯性的;随大溜的;赶时髦的
  • Web义务的;强制性的;义不容辞的
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adj.
1.
~ (for sb) (to do sth)
(按法律、规定等)必须的,强制的that you must do because of the law, rules, etc.
It is obligatory for all employees to wear protective clothing.
所有员工必须穿防护服装。
2.
习惯性的;随大溜的;赶时髦的that you do because you always do it, or other people in the same situation always do it
In the mid 60s he took the almost obligatory trip to India.
60 年代中期,他也赶时髦到印度一游。

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