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' I have to give an answer within the mandate or I have to ask my boss in Berlin to... to... pacify the money men. BLOOD IS DIRT (2003)In spite of this, Fayard thought he'd better arm himself with a mandate to search before paying his visit to the surgery this morning. MOONDROP TO MURDER (2003)
This fell outside the organization's mandate which was another source of pain for him. THE RHYTHM SECTION (2003)
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British English: mandate NOUN
If a government or other elected body has a mandate to do something, they have the authority to do it as a result of winning an election or vote.
The President and his supporters are almost certain to read this vote as a mandate for continued economic reform.
British English: mandate VERB
When someone is mandated to carry out a particular policy or task, they are given the official authority to do it.
He'd been mandated by them to go in and to enforce a ceasefire.
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