Video: pronunciation of 'mandate'
' 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)
较常使用。在柯林斯辞典中， mandate 是1万个最常用词之一。
英式英语: 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.
英式英语: 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.
mandate 的定义—— 柯林斯 英语词典
Collins Dictionaries for Schools
Our new online dictionaries for schools provide a safe and appropriate environment for children. And best of all it's ad free, so sign up now and start using at home or in the classroom.
Unlock language with the Paul Noble method
No books. No rote memorization. No chance of failure. Your chance to have a one-to-one lesson with best-selling language expert Paul Noble, try a FREE audio sample of his brand new Mandarin Chinese course.
13th edition of the Collins Dictionary out now!
Updated with all the very latest new words and senses, this new 13th edition is an unparalleled resource for word lovers, word gamers, and word geeks everywhere. #homeoflivingenglish
We have almost 200 lists of words from topics as varied as types of butterflies, jackets, currencies, vegetables and knots! Amaze your friends with your new-found knowledge!
Rainbow Tree, Asymmetric Wreath, and Period Poverty: November’s Words in the News
Catch up on the latest words in the news this November with Robert Groves.
Join the Collins community
All the latest wordy news, linguistic insights, offers and competitions every month.