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Main Entry: 1manĚdate
Pronunciation: primarystressman-secondarystressdamacrt
Function: noun
1 : an order from a higher court to a lower court
2 a : an authoritative command, instruction, or direction b : authorization or approval given to a representative especially by voters <accepted the mandate of the people>
3 a : a commission granted by the League of Nations to a member nation to administer a territory on its behalf b : a mandated territory

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