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mandate

Pronunciation: /ˈmændeɪt/

Translation of mandate in Spanish:

noun/nombre

  • 1.1 (authority) mandato (masculine)
    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) [History/Historia] mandato (masculine) under UN mandate bajo mandato de la ONU the British mandate in Palestine el protectorado or mandato británico de Palestina
    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.
    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.

transitive verb/verbo transitivo

  • 1.1 [delegate] (instruct) dar* instrucciones a; (authorize) autorizar* the delegates were mandated to … los delegados recibieron instrucciones or recibieron el mandato de … 1.2 (make compulsory) (American English/inglés norteamericano) [attendance/procedure/payment] exigir* 1.3 [History/Historia] Palestine was mandated to the British in 1922 en 1922 se concedió el mandato de Palestina a Gran Bretaña mandated territory territorio (masculine) bajo mandato

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