Nouns (3)

mandate
n. the commission that is given to a government and its policies through an electoral victory
mandatory, mandate
n. a territory surrendered by Turkey or Germany after World War I and put under the tutelage of some other European power until they are able to stand by themselves

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mandate
v. assign authority to
mandate
v. make mandatory; "the new director of the school board mandated regular tests"

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Fuzzynyms (35)

adjustment, modification, alteration
n. the act of making something different (as e.g. the size of a garment)
written document, papers, document
n. writing that provides information (especially information of an official nature)
legislative act, statute
n. an act passed by a legislative body
commission
n. the state of being in good working order and ready for operation; "put the ships into commission"; "the motor was out of commission"
dictate
n. an authoritative rule
ordinance
n. a statute enacted by a city government
guarantee
n. an unconditional commitment that something will happen or that something is true; "there is no guarantee that they are not lying"
stock-purchase warrant, stock warrant, warrant
n. a type of security issued by a corporation (usually together with a bond or preferred stock) that gives the holder the right to purchase a certain amount of common stock at a stated price; "as a sweetener they offered warrants along with the fixed-income securities"
O.K., OK, okeh, okey, okay
n. an endorsement; "they gave us the O.K. to go ahead"
promulgation
n. the official announcement of a new law or ordinance whereby the law or ordinance is put into effect
justification
n. a statement in explanation of some action or belief
excuse
n. a note explaining an absence; "he had to get his mother to write an excuse for him"
obiter dictum, dictum
n. an opinion voiced by a judge on a point of law not directly bearing on the case in question and therefore not binding
order
n. a request for something to be made, supplied, or served; "I gave the waiter my order"; "the company's products were in such demand that they got more orders than their call center could handle"
pledge, assurance
n. a binding commitment to do or give or refrain from something; "an assurance of help when needed"; "signed a pledge never to reveal the secret"
complaint, charge
n. (criminal law) a pleading describing some wrong or offense; "he was arrested on a charge of larceny"
ground, basis, footing
n. a relation that provides the foundation for something; "they were on a friendly footing"; "he worked on an interim basis"
lead
v. tend to or result in; "This remark lead to further arguments among the guests"
lead
v. tend to or result in; "This remark lead to further arguments among the guests"

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