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Mandate

Allocation of funds to an investment manager to be managed for a specific purpose or style. Also refers to the formal appointment to advise on or arrange a project financing.

Mandate

1. See: Order.

2. The appointment of a person to make arrangements for the financing of a project.
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This difference led Feldman (1993) to propose his own model, in which mandating generous health insurance coverage leads employees to work more hours to bring their total monetary compensation back up, restoring the balance of nonhealth consumption with health insurance.
The proportion of bills with mandates exceeding the relevant threshold has declined in each of the past six years, a considerable slowing of congressional mandating activity, especially compared to the previous decade.
Fewer than two weeks after the terrorists' attacks on the World Trade Center and the Pentagon, President Bush issued an executive order prohibiting transactions with persons who commit, threaten to commit or support terrorism and mandating compliance with the Office of Foreign Assets Control.
Voters have neither clear opinions on the issues nor an accurate understanding of the candidates' opinions, the scholarly reasoning goes, so how could they be mandating (that is, commanding, from the Latin mandate) anything of substance?
If the government is [acting efficiently] by mandating maternity leave, then women will pay for this valuable leave through lower wages.
THE MEDIA HAVE HAD A FIELD DAY poking fun at the federal law mandating low-flow toilets and showers and the current effort to repeal these measures.
In today's more collaborative intergovernmental climate, this book might more appropriately be rifled "Helping Governments Plan" rather than "Making Governments Plan." That would certainly be in line with the study's finding that mandating the preparation of good plans does not make much difference until the plans are matched with the local will to implement them.
The text of the amendment does not foreclose the possibility of Congress balancing the federal budget by simply mandating that states pick up a greater share of the costs.