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mandate
used in Fast Food Nation

2 uses
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1  —1 use as in:
a legal mandate
Definition
an instruction that must be followed; or to command
  • And it mandated that employees who work more than forty hours a week be paid overtime wages for each additional hour.
    p. 73.9

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exact meaning not specified
  • Though the meatpacking industry has fought almost every federal effort to mandate food safety, it has also invested millions of dollars in new equipment to halt the spread of dangerous pathogens.
    p. 216.5

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