The situation has improved somewhat with mandatory hearing tests and the Internet, but can be grim sometimes.
A mandatory evacuation order is in effect for the New Jersey barrier islands, including casino haven Atlantic City.
But the industry was able to quantify the gains it would reap in injuries avoided and lives saved if they were mandatory.
The U.S. made it mandatory that America ships passing through high risk waters have a security team on board.
Some of the more daring Iranian women had tried to replace their mandatory headscarves with hats.
They asked that the mandatory should be England, but England had too much on her hands.
Rock's advice carried a mandatory note which was not lost upon his auditor.
I mean the mandatory letter against me by the archbishop of Paris.
But among the Hebrews the requirement was mandatory and imperative.
The Peace Conference seems to have given us a new word in "mandatory."
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.