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mandate

noun
 
 
/ˈmændeɪt/
[C, usually singular, or U] an official order or requirement to do something: mandate to do sth Norad's mandate is to promote effective management of funds for development assistance. The region is already under federal mandate to reduce air pollution.
[C, usually singular, or U] GOVERNMENT official permission or the right to do something, usually given as the result of a vote: mandate to do sth The government claimed that it had a mandate to raise taxes. The CEO disputed that the disposal of the 10.5 million shares was based on the shareholder mandate.
[C] GOVERNMENT the period of time that a government or an elected person is allowed to remain in power: She has just another two months in office before her mandate comes to an end.
[C] BANKING bank mandate
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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