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  • All had issued forth in obedience to the mandate; that is, the girls, mamma, and Prince S. Lizabetha Prokofievna went off in a direction exactly contrary to the usual one, and all understood very well what she was driving at, but held their peace, fearing to irritate the good lady.

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as in: a legal mandate Define
an instruction that must be followed; or to command
as in: the election gave her a mandate Define
power given to someone to do something -- especially a government to implement policies based on an electoral victory
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