mandate

See also: mandaté

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PIE root
*deh₃-

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.

The verb is from the noun.

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NounEdit

mandate ‎(plural mandates)

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

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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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mandate f

  1. plural of mandata

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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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ParticipleEdit

mandāte

  1. vocative masculine singular of mandātus
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