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Definition of Mandate

Mandate

  1. An official or authoritative command; an order or injunction; a commission; a judicial precept.
  2. A rescript of the pope, commanding an ordinary collator to put the person therein named in possession of the first vacant benefice in his collation.
  3. A contract by which one employs another to manage any business for him. By the Roman law, it must have been gratuitous.

Mandate Quotations

Part of my mandate is to curb corruption and streamline a cumbersome, graft-ridden bureaucracy, to put resources where they will provide the clearest results, and to untangle a complicated regulatory environment.
Benigno Aquino III

In the United States, it's the mandate of the FBI to gather information relating to terrorism, go out and collect it, to do the interviews, to do the investigative work.
Robert Mueller

And in terms of their crown jewel legislative achievement: who knew that when asked, 'will government impose a new federal mandate requiring middle class Americans to buy health insurance whether they can afford it or not?' The answer would be 'Yes we can!'
Artur Davis

A heck of a lot more accountability comes from individuals or the church doing it than the government, that signs off on helping people at 5 o'clock, because it comes from the heart, not from a badge or a mandate.
Doug LaMalfa

Achieving price stability is not only important in itself, it is also central to attaining the Federal Reserve's other mandate objectives of maximum sustainable employment and moderate long-term interest rates.
Ben Bernanke
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Mandate Translations

mandate in Dutch is volmacht, mandaat, lastbrief
mandate in French is commettant, mandat
mandate in German is Mandat
mandate in Italian is mandato
mandate in Latin is mandatum
mandate in Portuguese is mandato
mandate in Spanish is mandato
mandate in Swedish is mandat
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