mandatary

noun man·da·tary \ ˈman-də-ˌter-ē \

Definition of mandatary

plural mandataries

First Known Use of mandatary

15th century


Law Dictionary

mandatary

noun man·da·tary \ ˈman-də-ˌter-ē \

legal Definition of mandatary

plural mandataries
:a person to whom the power to transact business for another under a mandate is given

Learn More about mandatary


Seen and Heard

What made you want to look up mandatary? Please tell us where you read or heard it (including the quote, if possible).

Love words? Need even more definitions?

Subscribe to America's largest dictionary and get thousands more definitions and advanced search—ad free!

WORD OF THE DAY

readily predictable

Get Word of the Day daily email!

Test Your Vocabulary

The Exceptions Quiz III

  • one-green-toy-robot-amidst-many-red-toy-robots
  • Which of these words does not mean "nonsense"?
True or False

Test your knowledge - and maybe learn something along the way.

TAKE THE QUIZ
Word Winder's CrossWinder

Test Your Knowledge - and learn some interesting things along the way.

TAKE THE QUIZ

Love words? Need even more definitions?

Subscribe to America's largest dictionary and get thousands more definitions and advanced search—ad free!