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Overview of noun mandate

The noun mandate has 3 senses? (first 1 from tagged texts)
1. (1) mandate, authorization, authorisation

(a document giving an official instruction or command)

2. mandate, mandatory

(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)

3. mandate

(the commission that is given to a government and its policies through an electoral victory)


Overview of verb mandate

The verb mandate has 3 senses? (first 1 from tagged texts)
1. (1) mandate

(assign under a mandate; "mandate a colony")

2. mandate

(make mandatory; "the new director of the school board mandated regular tests")

3. mandate

(assign authority to)

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