Antonyms for nonmandatory

Grammar : Adj
Spell : man-duh-tawr-ee, -tohr-ee
Phonetic Transcription : ˈmæn dəˌtɔr i, -ˌtoʊr i

Definition of nonmandatory

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.
  • As in discretionary : adj open to choice

Synonyms for nonmandatory

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