Mandate Meaning and Definition


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Mandate meaning

Word: Mandate

How to pronounce: ˈmændeɪt

Noun

Definitions:

1. An official order or commission to do something.

Example sentences: "A mandate to seek the release of political prisoners"

2. The authority to carry out a policy or course of action, regarded as given by the electorate to a candidate or party that is victorious in an election.

Example sentences: "A sick leader living beyond his mandate"

Transitive verb

Definitions:

1. Give (someone) authority to act in a certain way.

Example sentences: "Other colleges have mandated coed fraternities"

2. Assign (territory) under a mandate of the League of Nations.


Synonyms:

credential

terms of reference

authority

empowerment

delegation

order

decree

commission

authorisation

authorization

dictate

direct

call


Derivations:

mandated

mandating

mandatory

mandatary


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Mandate in Other Languages...

Spanish: Mandato

German: Mandat

French: Mandat

Italian: Mandato

Turkish: Yetki


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