as in accreditation
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

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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

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“Mandate.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/mandate. Accessed 4 Dec. 2022.

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