mandate

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UK:*UK and possibly other pronunciationsUK and possibly other pronunciations/ˈmændeɪt/US:USA pronunciation: IPA and respellingUSA pronuncation: IPA/ˈmændeɪt/ ,USA pronunciation: respelling(mandāt)


Inflections of 'mandate' (v): (⇒ conjugate)
mandates
v 3rd person singular
mandating
v pres pverb, present participle: -ing verb used descriptively or to form progressive verb--for example, "a singing bird," "It is singing."
mandated
v pastverb, past simple: Past tense--for example, "He saw the man." "She laughed."
mandated
v past pverb, past participle: Verb form used descriptively or to form verbs--for example, "the locked door," "The door has been locked."
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mandate

Most examples are given in US English. We have labeled exceptions as UK.
n
  1. a [business, pre-election, campaign, political] mandate
  2. the [president's, chairperson's, prime minister's] mandate
  3. [a four-year] mandate
  4. a mandate to [proceed, begin]
  5. gave a mandate to [reduce, cut back, streamline] spending
  6. was given a mandate to improve [results, performance]
  7. a mandate to [keep, protect, serve, develop, promote]
  8. issued by royal mandate
  9. has a clear mandate to end [hostilities, the war, disputes]
  10. [as per, in line with, according to] the mandate
  11. happened during the president's [second] mandate
  12. is seeking a mandate for her [policies, bills, proposals]
  13. law: received a signed mandate from the [owner, commission, third party]
  14. law: sign a mandate to [debit, credit] an account
v
  1. mandate [the UK, a country, police officers, councils]
  2. mandate to [use, apply, act, detain]
  3. mandated by [law, congress, parliament]
  4. mandate the use of [force, veto]
  5. mandate a new [policy, code, dress code, curriculum]
  6. the [government, principal, board] mandated a new [policy]
  7. the [government] mandated that
  8. mandate improved [safety, conditions, education]
  9. mandated to [protect, provide, secure, improve]
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