nonmandatory

[ man-duh-tawr-ee, -tohr-ee ]SEE DEFINITION OF nonmandatory

Synonyms for nonmandatory

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Antonyms for nonmandatory

  • nondiscretionary
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WORD ORIGIN

1570s, "of the nature of a mandate," from Late Latin mandatorius "pertaining to a mandator," from Latin mandatus, past participle of mandare (see mandate (n.)). Sense of "obligatory because commanded" is from 1818.

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