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Word of the Day — April 29, 2013

April 29, 2013 - Scott Viau
mandate - man-date - an official order or transaction entrusted to someone to carry out

Example: "An article on the effects of sun blockage in Smithsonian magazine suggests that 'multiple sclerosis has skyrocketed in Tehran, where the revolutionary mandate for women demands that they cover up as much of their head & body as possible - thus receiving little Vitamin D from the sun.'"

 
 

 

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