Definition of mandate in English:
- Even some local trade officials ignored the new mandates to recruit women.
- Although my official mandate was to study Pakistani farmers, I was obliged to give equal attention to foresters.
- The Human Rights Commission has the mandate to receive and investigate allegations of discrimination.
- In two of the four cases the solicitors received signed mandates from the purported owners for the funds to be telegraphically transferred to a third party.
- In carrying out its mandate, the Commission receives, analyses, and investigates individual petitions alleging violations of human rights.
- A Call Center for tourist information is in the works, and tourist police have a mandate to provide service and protection for visitors.
- A forged cheque is not a valid mandate, and the bank cannot debit the customer's account.
- If that were right one would expect to see wives being independently advised before signing a typical mandate for a joint account.
- He showed his value pretty quickly, pointing out that banks must have a legal mandate to debit someone's account.
- For the next 25 years, Syria was governed by French colonial administrators under a mandate from the League of Nations.
- Another category of dependent imperial territory was formed by League of Nations mandates.
- After the war, Japan continued to rule the islands under a mandate from the League of Nations.
- Newly elected ministers invariably choose to regard an election victory as conferring a mandate on their policies.
- Perhaps politicians should seek a new mandate from the electorate if they are unable to fulfil their promises.
- The ones who win and form the next government would thus have the mandate to pursue their policies and programmes.
- Third parties may not always directly influence an election, but they do set the tone for what is discussed and start the next mandate off on a particular foot.
- In August 2002, he announced that he would not seek a fourth mandate, but would serve until 2004.
- Having made this judgment, the Security Council may then mandate the US and its allies to use force in order to remove him.
- With the money, it will acquire and restructure more mills, as mandated by the State Council.
- Well, the problem here is, the ballot initiatives mandate something like 70 percent of the spending in the budget.
- Current Army requirements mandate change in order to move into the future.
- For such patients, it may be unrealistic to mandate abstinence as a requirement for treatment.
- The federal government has begun mandating it, and they insist that their architects earn at least a bronze rating.
Early 16th century: from Latin mandatum 'something commanded', neuter past participle of mandare, from manus 'hand' + dare 'give'. Sense 2 of the noun has been influenced by French mandat.
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