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mandates

noun
plural of mandate

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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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verb
present tense third-person singular of mandate

Synonyms & Antonyms of mandates (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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“Mandates.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/mandates. Accessed 16 Sep. 2021.

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