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mandate / mandato
 
mandate   [ˈmændeɪt]
A. -noun
1. (=authority)   mandato (m)
·the UN troops have no mandate to intervene in the fighting
·las tropas de la ONU no tienen mandato para intervenir en el conflicto
·he does not have a mandate to rule this country
·carece de autoridad para gobernar este paínoun
2. (=country)   territorio (m) bajo mandato
B. -transitive verb
1. (=authorize)
[+person]   encomendar,   encargar
[+elections]   autorizar
2. [+country]   asignar bajo mandato   (to   a)
3. (United States)
(=make mandatory)   exigir
 
Collins Spanish Dictionary - Complete and Unabridged and Audio Headword Pronunciation (Spanish) 8th Edition 2005 © William Collins Sons & Co Ltd. 1971,1988 © HarperCollins Publishers 1992,1993,1996,1997,2000,2003,2005.
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