mandator

noun
man·​da·​tor | \ ˈman-ˌdā-tər How to pronounce mandator (audio) \

Definition of mandator

: one that gives a mandate

Examples of mandator in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web In Roman law, a mandatum was an authoritative command, and a person giving such a command was called a mandator. Ben Zimmer, WSJ, 20 May 2021 The mandator Canadian quarantine is serious; there’s a smartphone app that requires you to self-report each day, plus calls and in-person visits from government officials. Laura Johnston, cleveland, 1 Apr. 2021

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First Known Use of mandator

1681, in the meaning defined above

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“Mandator.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/mandator. Accessed 25 Jun. 2022.

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