There are 2 translations of mandate in Spanish:

mandate1

Pronunciation: /ˈmændeɪt/

n

  • 1.1 (authority) mandato (m)
    More example sentences
    • 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.
    1.2 (trusteeship) [Hist] mandato (m) under UN mandate bajo mandato de la ONU the British mandate in Palestine el protectorado or mandato británico de Palestina
    More example sentences
    • 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.
    More example sentences
    • 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.

Definition of mandate in:

Get more from Oxford Dictionaries

Subscribe to remove adverts and access premium resources

Word of the day mandado
adj
es muy mandado = he's a real opportunist …
Cultural fact of the day

The RAE (Real Academia de la Lengua Española) is a body established in the eighteenth century to record and preserve the Spanish language. It is made up of académicos, who are normally well-known literary figures and/or academic experts on the Spanish language. The RAE publishes the Diccionario de la Real Academia Española, which is regarded as an authority on correct Spanish. Affiliated academies exist in Latin American countries.

There are 2 translations of mandate in Spanish:

mandate2

vt

  • 1.1 [delegate] (instruct) dar* instrucciones a; (authorize) autorizar* the delegates were mandated to … los delegados recibieron instrucciones or recibieron el mandato de …
    More example sentences
    • 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.
    1.2 (make compulsory) (AmE) [attendance/procedure/payment] exigir*
    More example sentences
    • 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.
    1.3 [Hist] Palestine was mandated to the British in 1922 en 1922 se concedió el mandato de Palestina a Gran Bretaña mandated territory territorio (m) bajo mandato

Definition of mandate in:

Get more from Oxford Dictionaries

Subscribe to remove adverts and access premium resources

Word of the day mandado
adj
es muy mandado = he's a real opportunist …
Cultural fact of the day

The RAE (Real Academia de la Lengua Española) is a body established in the eighteenth century to record and preserve the Spanish language. It is made up of académicos, who are normally well-known literary figures and/or academic experts on the Spanish language. The RAE publishes the Diccionario de la Real Academia Española, which is regarded as an authority on correct Spanish. Affiliated academies exist in Latin American countries.