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  1. mandate

    • IPA[ˈmanˌdāt]

    美式

    • n.
      an official order or commission to do something;a commission by which a party is entrusted to perform a service, especially without payment and with indemnity against loss by that party.
    • v.
      give (someone) authority to act in a certain way;require (something) to be done; make mandatory
    • verb: mandate, 3rd person present: mandates, gerund or present participle: mandating, past tense: mandated, past participle: mandated

    • noun: mandate, plural noun: mandates

    • 釋義

    名詞

    • 1. an official order or commission to do something a mandate to seek the release of political prisoners 同義詞 instruction, directive, direction, decree, command, ... 更多
    • a commission by which a party is entrusted to perform a service, especially without payment and with indemnity against loss by that party.
    • US an order from an appellate court to a lower court to take a specific action.
    • a written authority enabling someone to carry out transactions on another's bank account.
    • historical a commission from the League of Nations to a member state to administer a territory the end of the British mandate in Palestine
    • 2. 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 同義詞 authority, approval, acceptance, ratification, endorsement, ... 更多
    • Canadian a period during which a government is in power the last mandate of Trudeau, from 1980 to 1984, was a remarkable chapter in Canadian history

    動詞

    • 1. give (someone) authority to act in a certain way other colleges have mandated coed fraternities
    • require (something) to be done; make mandatory the government began mandating better car safety
    • 2. historical assign (territory) under a mandate of the League of Nations mandated territories
    • 更多解釋
    • n.
      an official order or commission to do something: a mandate to seek the release of political prisoners
    • v.
      give (someone) authority to act in a certain way: the rightful king was mandated and sanctioned by God

    Oxford Dictionary