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mandate

noun

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(Entry 1 of 2)

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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mandate

verb

Synonyms & Antonyms of mandate (Entry 2 of 2)

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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The first known use of mandate was in 1501

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“Mandate.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/mandate. Accessed 17 Sep. 2021.

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