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man·date

 (măn′dāt′)
n.
1. An authoritative command or instruction.
2. A command or authorization given by a political electorate to the winner of an election.
3.
a. A commission from the League of Nations authorizing a member nation to administer a territory.
b. A region under such administration.
4. Law The specific directive issued by a reviewing court to a lower court, as in requiring the lower court to enter a new judgment or to conduct further proceedings consistent with the reviewing court's ruling.
tr.v. man·dat·ed, man·dat·ing, man·dates
1. To assign (a colony or territory) to a specified nation under a mandate of the League of Nations.
2. To make mandatory, as by law; decree or require: mandated desegregation of public schools.

[Latin mandātum, from neuter past participle of mandāre, to order; see man- in Indo-European roots.]

man′da′tor n.
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mandate

n
1. an official or authoritative instruction or command
2. (Government, Politics & Diplomacy) politics the support or commission given to a government and its policies or an elected representative and his policies through an electoral victory
3. (Historical Terms) (often capital) Also called: mandated territory (formerly) any of the territories under the trusteeship of the League of Nations administered by one of its member states
4. (Government, Politics & Diplomacy) (often capital) Also called: mandated territory (formerly) any of the territories under the trusteeship of the League of Nations administered by one of its member states
5. (Law)
a. Roman law a contract by which one person commissions another to act for him gratuitously and the other accepts the commission
b. contract law a contract of bailment under which the party entrusted with goods undertakes to perform gratuitously some service in respect of such goods
c. Scots law a contract by which a person is engaged to act in the management of the affairs of another
vb (tr)
6. (Law) international law to assign (territory) to a nation under a mandate
7. to delegate authority to
8. obsolete to give a command to
[C16: from Latin mandātum something commanded, from mandāre to command, perhaps from manus hand + dāre to give]
ˈmanˌdator n
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man•date

(ˈmæn deɪt)

n., v. -dat•ed, -dat•ing. n.
1. a command or authorization to act in a particular way given by the electorate to its representative.
2. any authoritative order or command: a royal mandate.
3. (in the League of Nations) a commission given to a nation to administer the government and affairs of a former Turkish territory or German colony.
4. such a territory or colony.
5. a command from a superior court or official to a lower one.
v.t.
6. to authorize or decree (a particular action).
7. to make mandatory.
8. to consign (a territory) under a mandate.
[1540–50; < Latin mandātum, from mandāre to give as a commission, literally, to hand over]
man′da•tor, n.
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mandate


Past participle: mandated
Gerund: mandating

Imperative
mandate
mandate
Present
I mandate
you mandate
he/she/it mandates
we mandate
you mandate
they mandate
Preterite
I mandated
you mandated
he/she/it mandated
we mandated
you mandated
they mandated
Present Continuous
I am mandating
you are mandating
he/she/it is mandating
we are mandating
you are mandating
they are mandating
Present Perfect
I have mandated
you have mandated
he/she/it has mandated
we have mandated
you have mandated
they have mandated
Past Continuous
I was mandating
you were mandating
he/she/it was mandating
we were mandating
you were mandating
they were mandating
Past Perfect
I had mandated
you had mandated
he/she/it had mandated
we had mandated
you had mandated
they had mandated
Future
I will mandate
you will mandate
he/she/it will mandate
we will mandate
you will mandate
they will mandate
Future Perfect
I will have mandated
you will have mandated
he/she/it will have mandated
we will have mandated
you will have mandated
they will have mandated
Future Continuous
I will be mandating
you will be mandating
he/she/it will be mandating
we will be mandating
you will be mandating
they will be mandating
Present Perfect Continuous
I have been mandating
you have been mandating
he/she/it has been mandating
we have been mandating
you have been mandating
they have been mandating
Future Perfect Continuous
I will have been mandating
you will have been mandating
he/she/it will have been mandating
we will have been mandating
you will have been mandating
they will have been mandating
Past Perfect Continuous
I had been mandating
you had been mandating
he/she/it had been mandating
we had been mandating
you had been mandating
they had been mandating
Conditional
I would mandate
you would mandate
he/she/it would mandate
we would mandate
you would mandate
they would mandate
Past Conditional
I would have mandated
you would have mandated
he/she/it would have mandated
we would have mandated
you would have mandated
they would have mandated
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ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.mandate - a document giving an official instruction or commandmandate - a document giving an official instruction or command
legal document, legal instrument, official document, instrument - (law) a document that states some contractual relationship or grants some right
law, jurisprudence - the collection of rules imposed by authority; "civilization presupposes respect for the law"; "the great problem for jurisprudence to allow freedom while enforcing order"
2.mandate - a territory surrendered by Turkey or Germany after World War I and put under the tutelage of some other European power until they are able to stand by themselvesmandate - a territory surrendered by Turkey or Germany after World War I and put under the tutelage of some other European power until they are able to stand by themselves
district, territorial dominion, territory, dominion - a region marked off for administrative or other purposes
3.mandate - the commission that is given to a government and its policies through an electoral victorymandate - the commission that is given to a government and its policies through an electoral victory
commissioning, commission - the act of granting authority to undertake certain functions
political science, politics, government - the study of government of states and other political units
Verb1.mandate - assign under a mandate; "mandate a colony"
assign, delegate, designate, depute - give an assignment to (a person) to a post, or assign a task to (a person)
2.mandate - make mandatory; "the new director of the school board mandated regular tests"
dictate, prescribe, order - issue commands or orders for
3.mandate - assign authority tomandate - assign authority to      
assign, delegate, designate, depute - give an assignment to (a person) to a post, or assign a task to (a person)
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mandate

noun command, order, charge, authority, commission, sanction, instruction, warrant, decree, bidding, canon, directive, injunction, fiat, edict, authorization, precept The union already has a mandate to ballot for a strike.
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mandate

noun
1. An authoritative indication to be obeyed:
2. Conferred power:
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Translations
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mandate

[ˈmændeɪt]
A. N
1. (= authority) → mandato m
the UN troops have no mandate to intervene in the fightinglas tropas de la ONU no tienen mandato para intervenir en el conflicto
he does not have a mandate to rule this countrycarece de autoridad para gobernar este país
2. (= country) → territorio m bajo mandato
B. VT
1. (= authorize) [+ person] → encomendar, encargar; [+ elections] → autorizar
2. [+ country] → asignar bajo mandato (to a)
3. (US) (= make mandatory) → exigir
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mandate

[ˈmændeɪt]
nmandat m
to give sb a mandate → donner mandat à qn
to be given a mandate to do sth → être mandaté(e) pour faire qch
vt
to be mandated to do sth → être mandaté(e) pour faire qch
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mandate

nAuftrag m; (Pol) → Mandat nt; (= territory)Mandat(sgebiet) nt; to give somebody a mandate to do somethingjdm den Auftrag geben or jdn damit beauftragen, etw zu tun; we have a clear mandate from the country to …wir haben den eindeutigen Wählerauftrag, zu …
vt to mandate a territory to somebodyein Gebiet jds Verwaltung (dat)unterstellen, ein Gebiet als Mandat an jdn vergeben
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mandate

[ˈmændeɪt] ndelega, mandato
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Virginia educators know the beauty of early school counseling, because it is mandated. "Basically, the whole premise for having elementary counselors is to help resolve problems that interfere with learning, to help students understand themselves and others and acquire effective problemsolving and decision-malting skills, become responsible for personal behavior, acquire positive attitudes towards learning and develop effective study skills and develop an understanding of the world of work," says Sylinda Gilchrist, school counseling specialist for the Virginia DOE.
And that's where we come into the profound social questions, particularly if an insurance coverage is mandated. Then if it's made a public obligation, how is it to be paid for?
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