how to pronounce mandate


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mandate is pronounced in two syllables

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An example use of mandate in a speech by a native speaker of british english:

“… be based on the mandate given to us by …”

meanings of mandate


  1. The authority to do something, as granted to a politician by the electorate.
  2. An official or authoritative command; an order or injunction; a commission; a judicial precept.
  3. A period during which a government is in power.
  4. A papal rescript.


  1. To authorize.
  2. To make mandatory.

mandate frequency in english - C1 level of CEFR

the word mandate occurs in english on average 6.2 times per one million words; this frequency warrants it to be in the study list for C1 level of language mastery according to CEFR, the Common European Framework of Reference.

topics mandate can be related to

it is hard to perfectly classify words into specific topics since each word can have many context of its use, but our machine-learning models believe that mandate can be often used in the following areas:

1) business and work;

2) communication, information, and media;

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