Translation of mandate in Spanish:


mandato, n.

Pronunciation /ˈmænˌdeɪt/ /ˈmandeɪt/

See Spanish definition of mandato


  • 1

    mandato masculine
    • Newly elected ministers invariably choose to regard an election victory as conferring a mandate on their policies.
    • Perhaps politicians should seek a new mandate from the electorate if they are unable to fulfil their promises.
    • The ones who win and form the next government would thus have the mandate to pursue their policies and programmes.
    • Neither side of the policy divide believes that it can win a popular mandate for its policies and fight things out in an open and honest form.
    • No president for more than a century has assumed office with less of a popular mandate for his policies.
    • We will therefore go back to the electorate to renew our mandate with confidence.
    • The temptation must be enormous to ask the electorate for a fresh mandate, now that the latest opinion polls show he has enough support to be returned to power.
    • What's more, he will claim a mandate for every single policy he comes up with, even if they didn't appear in the election campaign.
    • Despite their mandate to serve their electorate, our representatives at the Commons are notoriously difficult to get hold of.
    • That's the kind of mandate election authorities need to do their job.
    • It simply provides that someone who changes his or her status in that kind of way needs to go and get a fresh mandate from the electorate.
    • He lacks the freedom that a directly elected mayor gains from their direct relationship with the electorate and their clear mandate.
    • In a general sense, therefore, action has not been linked to any policy mandate from the public.
    • He might take it as a national mandate to pursue the policy of truculent unilateralism.
    • Hopkins said the election was a mandate from the voters.
    • The rebels haven't even got a mandate through an election.
    • If the present government cannot maintain the integrity of the country then it should dissolve itself and call an election so that mandates are clear.
    • He has made clear that he is seeking a personal and a political mandate in this election.
    • Some even felt that in such a situation, the only honourable course would be for the government to call an election to re-establish a mandate for a change in course.
    • The public has grumbled to a point where it has lost faith in the Authority because of its failure to carry out its mandate.
  • 2

    mandato masculine
    under UN mandate bajo mandato de la ONU
    • the British mandate in Palestine el protectorado / mandato británico de Palestina
    • For the next 25 years, Syria was governed by French colonial administrators under a mandate from the League of Nations.
    • Another category of dependent imperial territory was formed by League of Nations mandates.
    • After the war, Japan continued to rule the islands under a mandate from the League of Nations.
    • After the war the League of Nations gave Britain, Australia, and New Zealand a trustee mandate over the territory.
    • Britain extracted a mandate to run it from the League of Nations, forerunner of the United Nations.
    • A forged cheque is not a valid mandate, and the bank cannot debit the customer's account.
    • If that were right one would expect to see wives being independently advised before signing a typical mandate for a joint account.
    • He showed his value pretty quickly, pointing out that banks must have a legal mandate to debit someone's account.
    • When you fill in the application form for a joint account it will include a mandate giving you both the authority to access the account and the money in it.
    • If you have a friend or relative you completely trust, ask your bank to provide them with a third-party mandate.

transitive verb

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    (delegate) (instruct) dar instrucciones a
    (delegate) (authorize) autorizar
    the delegates were mandated to … los delegados recibieron instrucciones / recibieron el mandato de …
    • Having made this judgment, the Security Council may then mandate the US and its allies to use force in order to remove him.
    • With the money, it will acquire and restructure more mills, as mandated by the State Council.
    • Well, the problem here is, the ballot initiatives mandate something like 70 percent of the spending in the budget.
    • The program was mandated to render assistance to forest occupants in developing and improving the ecological health of open and denuded forestlands by planting a combination of agricultural crops and tree species.
  • 2US

    (make compulsory)
    (attendance/procedure/payment) exigir
    • Current Army requirements mandate change in order to move into the future.
    • For such patients, it may be unrealistic to mandate abstinence as a requirement for treatment.
    • The federal government has begun mandating it, and they insist that their architects earn at least a bronze rating.
    • In the states that began to mandate paternity leave, a slightly greater number of fathers utilized it.
    • Arkansas recently became the first to mandate liability insurance as a requirement for obtaining a certificate.
    • Guatemala's government is about to mandate a catch-and-release policy, but most boats already do so.
    • The law doesn't allow judges to deny such requests and it mandates payment for investigators and expert witnesses.
    • The law would mandate children from kindergarten to second grade be taught Spanish at the same time they're learning English.
    • More math and reading courses for elementary school teachers were mandated.
    • Sometimes the text clearly mandates this, in which case I take it that many advocates of judicial restraint wouldn't object.
    • His task in the next two hours, as mandated by the US State Department, is to summarise baseball for the foreign press.
    • Until recently it had suffered few consequences, other than economic sanctions that were mandated by Congress.
    • Likewise, mandating a ‘two winter’ test cycle might be needlessly conservative as computer models become more predictively accurate.
    • People just seem to think that this can be mandated and then the world's problems are going to be solved.
    • They wanted it to be mandated, and they wanted legislation that would drive people to do that - just as this bill does.
    • By the same token, let's examine the minimum wages as mandated by legislation.
    • For that reason, I do not believe that parental notification should be mandated by law.
    • An emergency meeting of the Irish regional executive is expected to be mandated by the six Irish districts during the week.
    • The rules, and thus the inconvenience, have always been mandated by the federal government.
    • At the same time, the FCC, as mandated by the act, will again review its media ownership rules.
  • 3

    Palestine was mandated to the British in 1922 en 1922 se concedió el mandato de Palestina a Gran Bretaña
    • mandated territory territorio bajo mandato