Word of the day: Mandate

29Oct08

Mandate

1: an authoritative command ; especially : a formal order from a superior court or official to an inferior one

2: an authorization to act given to a representative <accepted the mandate of the people

3 a: an order or commission granted by the League of Nations to a member nation for the establishment of a responsible government over a former German colony or other conquered territory

4: a date with a man. 

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