Definitions of "mandate"
  1. A formal message from a higher court to a lower court informing them of their final decision and instructing them to take action based on this decision
  2. An action where one person grants another the authority to carry out one or multiple matters on their behalf
  3. A firm instruction or clear order given by an authoritative figure
  4. The permission given by voters to their chosen officer to carry out duties on their behalf
  5. To make something compulsory or an obligation
How to use "mandate" in a sentence
  1. The judge had to follow the mandate from the appellate court.
  2. Their boss gave a mandate to the team to complete the project by the end of the week.
  3. After being elected, the senator acted according to the mandate from his voters.

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