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Words Related to Decision, Suggestion, and Obligation - Mandatory Guidelines

Here you will learn some English words related to mandatory guidelines such as "regulate", "statutory", and "restrict".

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Words Related to Decision, Suggestion, and Obligation
recusancy
[noun]
obstinate refusal to submit to established authority or to comply with a regulation
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recusant
[noun]
someone who is reluctant to submit to an authority
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to regulate
[verb]
to control or adjust something in a way that agrees with rules and regulations
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regulation
[noun]
a set of rules made by the government, etc., dealing with the procedures or details
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regulation
[adjective]
in accordance with the established rules, customs, etc.
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to require
[verb]
to be obligated to do something because it is demanded by a law or rule
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requirement
[noun]
something that is really needed or wanted
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to restrict
[verb]
to put someone or something under control by laws and rules
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restricted
[adjective]
limited or controlled by regulations or specific conditions
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restriction
[noun]
a rule or law that limits what one can do or the thing that can happen
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rigorous
[adjective]
(of a rule, process, etc.) strictly followed or applied
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rigorously
[adverb]
in a thorough or demanding manner
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rule
[noun]
an instruction that says what is or is not allowed in a given situation or while playing a game
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rule book
[noun]
a set of rules and regulations that must be followed in a particular organization, occupation, etc.
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to slap on
[verb]
to command someone to do something immediately, often as punishment
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statute
[noun]
an officially written and established law
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statutory
[adjective]
according to or allowed by law
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statutory instrument
[noun]
(in the UK) a type of order that has legal status and is issued by a government minister or someone with a legal authority
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to stipulate
[verb]
to specify that something needs to be done or how it should be done, especially as part of an agreement
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stipulation
[noun]
an official statement, condition, or agreement to do or forbear something
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strict
[adjective]
(of rules and regulations) absolute and must be obeyed under any circumstances
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strictness
[noun]
rules or standards that are severe and must be obeyed without exception
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strictly
[adverb]
in a way that demands complete obedience
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stringent
[adjective]
(of a law, regulation, rule, etc.) extremely limiting and strict
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submission
[noun]
the state or act of accepting defeat and not having a choice but to obey the person in the position of power
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to suppose
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to be required to do something, especially because of a rule, agreement, tradition, etc.
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the letter of the law
[phrase]
the exact literal interpretation of a law or agreement as opposed to its general meaning
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three-line whip
[noun]
‌(in the UK) a written instruction given to MPs by the leader of their party that states they should vote in a particular way on a specific issue in parliament
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tough
[adjective]
insisting that rules be followed strictly and treating people harshly
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to toughen
[verb]
to make something such as a rule or policy stronger
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without fail
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used to emphasize the occurrence of something within a specified time and exactly as instructed
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