how to pronounce mandatory


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mandatory is pronounced in four syllables

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An example use of mandatory in a speech by a native speaker of american english:

“… Protocol the first mandatory global …”

meaning of mandatory

Mandatory means required by law or by a particular rule.

mandatory frequency in english - C1 level of CEFR

the word mandatory occurs in english on average 7.8 times per one million words; this frequency warrants it to be in the study list for C1 level of language mastery according to CEFR, the Common European Framework of Reference.

topics mandatory can be related to

it is hard to perfectly classify words into specific topics since each word can have many context of its use, but our machine-learning models believe that mandatory can be often used in the following areas:

1) business and work;

2) communication, information, and media;

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