Imposing obligation, morally or legally; binding: an obligatory promise. (adjective)
Requiring a matter or obligation. (adjective)
Examples of word obligatory
As such it shares with them certain obligatory objectives requiring the Court of Auditors and the other Institutions to "aim to promote its values, advance its objectives, serve its interests, those of its citizens and those of the Member States, and ensure the consistency, effectiveness and continuity of its policies and actions".
Now, whichever of those groups he takes up he must take certain obligatory subjects.
Arabic theology before him -- between those commandments and prohibitions in the Bible which the reason itself approves as right or condemns as wrong -- the rational commandments -- and those which to the reason seem indifferent, and which revelation alone characterizes as obligatory, permitted or forbidden -- the so-called "traditional commandments."
The minister said about BRL15.8 billion in cuts would come from so-called obligatory spending, which are those items such as salaries and jobs.
There was a quick clip of Obama's speech and then the famous moneygall shot of Obama drinking his pint, which Williams described as the obligatory pint of Guinness in the Dublin brewery.