Synonyms of enforced
imposed • the announcement of an enforced air embargo on Iraq
required • This book is required reading.
necessary • Is your journey really necessary?
compulsory • Many young men are trying to get away from compulsory military conscription.
mandatory • Attendance is mandatory.
obligatory • Third-party insurance is obligatory when driving in Italy.
unavoidable • Managers said the job losses were unavoidable.
involuntary • Involuntary repatriations began this week.
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compulsoryIf something is compulsory, you must do it or accept it, because it is the law or because someone in a position of authority says you must.
• Many young men are trying to get away from compulsory military conscription.
involuntaryYou use involuntary to describe an action or situation which is forced on someone.
• Involuntary repatriations began this week.
mandatoryIf an action or procedure is mandatory, people have to do it, because it is a rule or a law.
• Attendance is mandatory.
Thesaurus for enforced from the Collins English Thesaurus
imposed by force, despite efforts to prevent it
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