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mandate
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Oliver Twist
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  • The mandate was obeyed; and the indignant Mr. Brownlow was conveyed out, with the book in one hand, and the bamboo cane in the other: in a perfect phrenzy of rage and defiance.
  • This mandate, which had been delivered with great majesty, was obeyed without the slightest demur; and Charlotte made the best of her way off with the packages while Noah held the door open and watched her out.

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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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