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Required or compulsory because of custom or law
“By virtue of a developing custom, particular conduct may be considered to be permitted or obligatory in legal terms, or abstention from particular conduct may come to be considered a legal duty.”
So customary or fashionable as to be expected of everyone or on every occasion
“Despite the occasional obligatory trumpet with a mind of its own, Lucas kept the tempos lively.”
Used or heard so often as to be dull
“… the obligatory cliff-hanger endings for season finales of TV shows.”
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