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mandate 中文解釋 wordnet sense Collocation Usage
Verb
/ˈmanˌdāt/,
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mandates, plural;
  1. Give (someone) authority to act in a certain way
    • - other colleges have mandated coed fraternities
  2. Require (something) to be done; make mandatory
    • - the government began mandating better car safety
  3. Assign (territory) under a mandate of the League of Nations
    • - mandated territories
Noun
  1. An official order or commission to do something
    • - a mandate to seek the release of political prisoners
  2. A commission by which a party is entrusted to perform a service, esp. without payment and with indemnity against loss by that party

  3. An order from an appellate court to a lower court to take a specific action

  4. A written authority enabling someone to carry out transactions on another's bank account

  5. A commission from the League of Nations to a member state to administer a territory
    • - the end of the British mandate in Palestine
  6. The authority to carry out a policy or course of action, regarded as given by the electorate to a candidate or party that is victorious in an election
    • - a sick leader living beyond his mandate
  7. A period during which a government is in power


  1. a document giving an official instruction or command
  2. assign under a mandate; "mandate a colony"
  3. make mandatory; "the new director of the school board mandated regular tests"
  4. a territory surrendered by Turkey or Germany after World War I and put under the tutelage of some other European power until they are able to stand by themselves
  5. the commission that is given to a government and its policies through an electoral victory
  6. assign authority to
  7. A criminal court may impose a "mandate" on a person accused of a crime consisting of an obligation to engage in certain conditions or activities in exchange for suspension or reduction in penalty; such as, conditions of probation, conditional discharges, or other conditional sentences. ...
  8. In international law, a mandate is a binding obligation issued from an inter-governmental organization like the United Nations to a country which is bound to follow the instructions of the organization.
  9. In law, an appeal is a process for requesting a formal change to an official decision.
  10. Mandate was a monthly gay pornographic magazine. It was published in the United States and distributed internationally since April, 1975. Together with the other magazines of the Mavety Group, such as Black Inches, it folded in 2009.
  11. In politics, a mandate is the authority granted by a constituency to act as its representative.
  12. In Christian theology, a mandate is an order given from God that must be obeyed without question. For example, the mandate given to Abraham to offer his son Isaac as a sacrifice to God. (Genesis 22:1)
  13. An official or authoritative command; an order or injunction; a commission; a judicial precept; to authorize
  14. (Mandated) Required by law, rules, regulations or a court of the United States.
  15. (Mandated) Required by law to be provided to eligible persons and families
  16. (Mandated) the company appoints a lead bank(s)/bookrunner to arrange a bank loan
  17. (Mandates) State law requiring offer or purchase of health insurance. Mandates may be employer mandates to offer coverage or individual mandates. Hawaii is the only state with employer mandate and an official ERISA exemption. ...
  18. (Mandates) requirements imposed by the national government upon the states. Some are unfunded mandates, i.e., they are imposed by the national government, but lack funding.
  19. (mandates) Governments entrusted to European nations in the Middle East in the aftermath of World War I; Britain occupied mandates in Syria, Iraq, Lebanon, and Palestine after 1922. (p. 973)
  20. A specific procedure or coverage that a plan or insurance contract must offer dictated by state or federal law.
  21. Written authorisation and/or command by a person, group or organisation to another to take a certain course of action - in this case an investment.
  22. A resolution approved by the United Nations Security Council or United States government that delineates the objective, the resources, role, and tasks of the force assigned to carry out the resolution. ...
  23. The Government's claim that once elected they have the right and responsibility to implement their policies. Member Any person elected to the Legislative Assembly.
  24. The focus of Amnesty's work. This outlines the basic human rights violations and abuses that Amnesty works on.