Definitions

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  • adjective required, mandatory
  • verb Simple past tense and past participle of mandate.

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Examples

  • In fact, not only that, he in the speech, he is going to very much say that he believes that the democrats 'approach of what he calls mandated universal health care is wrong.

    CNN Transcript Apr 29, 2008

  • The Governor must prioritize the state's budget to address the most critical needs, the increases in mandated services, and the programs that will revitalize the Commonwealth's economy, '' Kent wrote.

    Updated: McDonnell asks state agencies to look for budget cuts

  • Oh, by the way, the "lunar outpost" is herein mandated NOT to require human occupation.

    Phantom Internal Studies - NASA Watch

  • Every job should should have built-in mandated breaks.

    Mom At Work | Her Bad Mother

  • Fear, pragmatism and the belief -- sometimes reinforced in mandated divorce education classes -- that their children will suffer if both parents are not in their lives, according to a University of Illinois study in the August Journal of Social and Personal Relationships.

    I'm not the one making this up

  • Greg stated that architecture and design were not mandated from the top, but rather the teams working on these projects were given the freedom to suggest and deliver ...

    Ashley Olsen onto Python. Mary-Kate Still PHP'ing

  • Greg stated that architecture and design were not mandated from the top, but rather the teams working on these projects were given the freedom to suggest and deliver ...

    Archive 2006-02-01

  • But their family-like setting, with hands-on learning, tiered instruction, individual assessments and cooperative learning, can't be mandated from the top down, Karen says.

    USATODAY.com - 20 of America's top teachers who stand out

  • A bank with the title of mandated lead arranger isn't always a bookrunner.

    BusinessWeek.com -- Top News

  • This is what voters do when they remove sitting officials in the mid-term, in defiance of the terms mandated by the constitution.

    The Rule of Reason

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