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Require vs. Mandatory

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Requireverb

(obsolete) To ask (someone) for something; to request.

Mandatoryadjective

Obligatory; required or commanded by authority.

‘Attendance at a school is usually mandatory for children.’;

Requireverb

To demand, to insist upon (having); to call for authoritatively.

Mandatoryadjective

Of, being or relating to a mandate.

‘Mandatory Palestine’;

Requireverb

Naturally to demand (something) as indispensable; to need, to call for as necessary.

Mandatorynoun

A person, organisation or state who receives a mandate; a mandatary.

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Requireverb

To demand of (someone) to do something.

Mandatoryadjective

Containing a command; preceptive; directory.

Requireverb

To demand; to insist upon having; to claim as by right and authority; to exact; as, to require the surrender of property.

‘Shall I say to CæsarWhat you require of him?’; ‘By nature did what was by law required.’;

Mandatoryadjective

Obligatory; compulsory; required by authority.

Requireverb

To demand or exact as indispensable; to need.

‘Just gave what life required, and gave no more.’; ‘The two last [biographies] require to be particularly noticed.’;

Mandatoryadjective

Not optional; not able to be modified or disregarded; as, seven mandatory clauses in the contract.

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Requireverb

To ask as a favor; to request.

‘I was ashamed to require of the king a band of soldiers and horsemen to help us against the enemy in the way.’;

Mandatorynoun

Same as Mandatary.

Requireverb

require as useful, just, or proper;

‘It takes nerve to do what she did’; ‘success usually requires hard work’; ‘This job asks a lot of patience and skill’; ‘This position demands a lot of personal sacrifice’; ‘This dinner calls for a spectacular dessert’; ‘This intervention does not postulates a patient's consent’;

Mandatorynoun

the recipient of a mandate

Requireverb

consider obligatory; request and expect;

‘We require our secretary to be on time’; ‘Aren't we asking too much of these children?’; ‘I expect my students to arrive in time for their lessons’;

Mandatorynoun

a territory surrendered by Turkey or Germany after World War I and put under the tutelage of some other European power until they ar able to stand by themselves

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Requireverb

make someone do something

Mandatoryadjective

required by rule;

‘in most schools physical education are compulsory’; ‘attendance is mandatory’; ‘required reading’;

Requireverb

have need of;

‘This piano wants the attention of a competent tuner’;

Mandatoryadjective

required by law or mandate; compulsory

‘wearing helmets was made mandatory for pedal cyclists’;

Mandatoryadjective

of or conveying a command

‘he did not want the guidelines to be mandatory’;

Mandatorynoun

variant spelling of mandatary

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