Pronunciation:  US [kəmˈpʌlʃ(ə)n] UK [kəm'pʌlʃ(ə)n]
  • n.Obligatory; Impulse; Forced
  • WebCompulsive behavior; Obsessive compulsive disorder; Irresistible impulse

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