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Sample Sentences Using
mandate -- as in: the election gave her a mandate
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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
  • Having been elected by overwhelming majority, he claimed a mandate from the American people.
  • FDR’s record-shattering victory created a mandate for a constitutional transformation or "amendment."
    Michael S. Greve  --  How to Think about Constitutional Change, Part II  --  http://www.aei.org/publications/filter.all,pubID.22622/pub_detail.asp(retrieved 06/29/06)
  • Archer understood that he ran the risk of having his mandate withdrawn, and for some obscure reason he disliked the prospect.
    Wharton, Edith  --  The Age of Innocence
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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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