mandate

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English[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

Noun is from Latin mandatum (a charge, order, command, commission, injunction), neut of. mandatus, past participle of mandare (to commit to one's charge, order, command, commission, literally to put into one's hands), from manus (hand) + dare (to put). Compare command, commend, demand, remand.

Verb is from the noun.

Pronunciation[edit]

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Noun[edit]

mandate (plural mandates)

  1. An official or authoritative command; an order or injunction; a commission; a judicial precept.

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Verb[edit]

mandate (third-person singular simple present mandates, present participle mandating, simple past and past participle mandated)

  1. to authorize
  2. to make mandatory

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Pronunciation[edit]

Verb[edit]

mandate

  1. first-person singular present indicative of mandater
  2. third-person singular present indicative of mandater
  3. first-person singular present subjunctive of mandater
  4. second-person singular imperative of mandater

Italian[edit]

Noun[edit]

mandate f

  1. plural form of mandata

Verb[edit]

mandate

  1. second-person plural present of mandare
  2. second-person plural imperative of mandare
  3. feminine plural past participle of mandare

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Latin[edit]

Participle[edit]

mandāte

  1. vocative masculine singular of mandātus