from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.

  • noun A person or nation receiving a mandate.

from The Century Dictionary.

  • noun One to whom a command or charge is given; one who has received and holds a mandate to act for another; an attorney.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • noun One to whom a command or charge is given; hence, specifically, a person to whom the pope has, by his prerogative, given a mandate or order for his benefice.
  • noun (Law) One who undertakes to discharge a specific business commission; a mandatory.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.

  • noun One who receives a mandate.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • noun the recipient of a mandate


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