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English definition of “mandate”

mandate

noun [C usually singular] (AREA NAME)    /ˈmæn.deɪt/ specialized
the name of an area of land that has been given to a country by the UN, following or as part of a peace agreement Colonisation and self-government
(Definition of mandate noun (AREA NAME) from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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