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mandate

noun [C]  /ˈmæn·deɪt/ us  
authority to act in a particular way given to a government or a person, esp. as a result of a vote or ruling: [+ to infinitive] The president secured a congressional mandate to send troops to Bosnia.

mandate

verb [T]  /ˈmæn·deɪt/ us  
to make something necessary, esp. as a rule: The law mandated a minimum six-year sentence for violent crimes.
Translations of “mandate”
in Chinese (Traditional) 權力, 授權, 委任…
in Russian мандат, наказ…
in Turkish (oyla verilen) hak, yetki…
in Chinese (Simplified) 权力, 授权, 委任…
in Polish mandat…
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