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verplicht in English:

1. mandatory mandatory


A cooking course should be mandatory in schools.
The mandatory character of schooling is rarely analyzed in the multitude of works dedicated to the study of the various ways to develop within children the desire to learn.
The mandatory audit rules for small companies have been abolished; the rules are now voluntary.
It's mandatory for cyclist to wear helmets.
The definition of mandatory is something that is required.
Military service is mandatory for all men over the age of 20 in Turkey except the ill, disabled or homosexual ones. / Following lobbying by Ms. Merkel, the EU Commission announced it wanted 160,000 refugees distributed around Europe by mandatory quotas.
Things should not be forced upon you........ made mandatory........
By a mandate contract, the mandatory obliges himself to perform a specified legal act for the mandator.
mandatory evacuation
attending school is mandatory until the age of 16
It should be clear that the curriculum reform is mandatory in order to enhance interdisciplinary research.
Age discrimination is illegal and retirement is mandatory in only a few occupations.

2. obligatory


This task is obligatory.
Do you think military service should be obligatory?
All subjects on the list are obligatory, you can choose extra subjects to study on top of them.
This insurance is obligatory
is english your optional subject or obligatory?
obligatory book
It isn’t obligatory to stay. Let’s go home.
Which subjects are obligatory?
Going to school is obligatory for all children
Wearing safety shoes is obligatory.
The attendance is obligatory.
If school wasn't obligatory, I would stop going there.
Presence of all members is obligatory.

English word "verplicht"(obligatory) occurs in sets:

Hoofdstuk 5&6 Engels-Nederlands

3. compulsory


Because education is not compulsory in all countries, there are many children who do not attend school.
Attendance is compulsory.
He regards so-called compulsory education as useless.
In Japan, attendance at elementary and junior high school is compulsory.
compulsory military service
He began to resent the compulsory attendance at the boring factory meetings
Do you think P.E. lessons should be optional or compulsory?
The course was compulsory, so John had to take it.
Education is compulsory until 18 or 19 in many countries.
When I was at school it was compulsory to wear school uniforms.
All employers must undergo compulsory drug tests.
I am in favour of compulsory voting.
School uniform is no longer compulsory in many British schools.
My country had a compulsory six-month quarantine period for domestic pets.

English word "verplicht"(compulsory) occurs in sets:

engels idioms 2

4. obliged


Public opinion obliged him to retire.
The government was obliged to make changes in its foreign policy.
Because of the heavy rain, we were obliged to stay there.
The train was so crowded that we were obliged to stand all the way to Osaka.
I'd be much obliged if you could give me a lift into town.
Fiction is obliged to stick to possibilities. Truth isn't.
I am much obliged to you.
I missed the last bus, and was obliged to walk home in the rain.
Following the demographic data, the government was obliged to adopt a policy that would stimulate birth rate.
We are obliged to regard many of our original minds as crazy — at least until we have become as clever as they are.
To our regret, we were obliged to call off the game, which we had been looking forward to.
If you will lend me the money, I shall be much obliged to you.
It happened that in August, 1984 my work obliged me to go to Okinawa.
every self-respecting knight is obliged to kill dragons
I'm obliged to find a way out of the resulting situation.

5. required


equipment is required
Foreigners in general don't need as many compliments as Japanese are required to give each other, and it is good to keep this in mind.
The Romans would never have had enough time for conquering the world if they had first been required to study Latin.
Career opportunities, flex-time, satellite offices, and more childcare facilities are required to make women at home join the work force.
For that reason the outcome of the primary nursing care requirement authorization has to relate to the amount of nursing care required.
Esperanto, with its 130-year history and abundant literature, can be mastered in one tenth of the time required for learning one of the widespread national languages.
Since the Creator had made the facts of the after-life inaccessible to man, He must not have required that man understand death in order to live fruitfully.
I lost a school key when I was cleaning up after the school festival and I was then required to write an apology letter.
Better supervision is required. This place is nothing but confusion. For example, there is too much replication which only wastes time and energy.
The prime minister had to cut his visit short because of an emergency back home that required his attention.
This example text is a how-to-write sample, so please add to and delete from it as required before using.
We hope to be able to ​raise the required ​sum of ​money. / The ​company ​failed to ​maintain its required ​minimum ​net ​capital.
An individual with an annual income of more than 15 million yen is required to file his or her final tax return in March.
What I want from Mr Hayashi is the effort required for his actions to live up to his words.