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verb [transitive] mandate pronunciation in British English /mænˈdeɪt/
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present tense
I/you/we/theymandate
he/she/itmandates
present participlemandating
past tensemandated
past participlemandated

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  1. 1
    to give someone the authority to do something
    The committee is mandated to carry out prison checks.
  2. 2
    mainly American to give an official order or make a law stating that something must be done
    These proposals hope to reduce traffic and mandate lower speed limits.

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