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mandate

noun

Synonyms and Antonyms of mandate

  1. the granting of power to perform various acts or duties the committee has been given a mandate to reform the process for admitting applicants to the university Synonyms of mandate accreditation, authorization, delegation, empowerment, license (or licence), commissionWords Related to mandate commendation, consignment, entrustment; facilitation, fostering, promotion; commanding, directing, ordering


mandate

verb

Synonyms and Antonyms of mandate

  1. to request the doing of by virtue of one's authority the president of the sports league has mandated drug testing for all active members Synonyms of mandate call, decree, dictate, direct, command, ordain, orderWords Related to mandate ask, petition, request; demand, requireNear Antonyms of mandate cancel, countermand, rescind



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