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(dated, rare) A person, organisation or state who receives a mandate; a mandatary.
From Late Latin mandatorius (“of or belonging to a mandator"), from mandator (“one who commands"); see mandate.
We're what I'd call mandatory friends.
It concerns the news item about mandatory helmets for children.
They are mandatory for many professions such as scientists, doctors and technicians.
He was charged with murder for which there was a mandatory death sentence.
Passengers must also participate in mandatory life boat drills prior to every sailing.
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