from The Century Dictionary.

  • noun One to whom a mandate is given; a mandatary.


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  • Dec 8th, 2004 at 5: 36 pm my point was that maybe the reason they don’t courageously vote to ignore unfunded mandates is that the mandating power will punish the mandatee that disobeys. as in, maybe there’s a good reason instead of the cowardice that you imply guides their actions. madman

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