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plural of mandate
as in accreditations
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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present tense third-person singular of mandate
as in orders
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.” Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 21 May. 2024.

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