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Mission vs. Mandate

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Missionnoun

(countable) A set of tasks that fulfills a purpose or duty; an assignment set by an employer, or by oneself.

Mandatenoun

An official or authoritative command; an order or injunction; a commission; a judicial precept.

Missionnoun

(uncountable) Religious evangelism.

Mandatenoun

(politics) The authority to do something, as granted to a politician by the electorate.

Missionnoun

(in the plural, "the missions") third world charities, particularly those which preach as well as provide aid.

Mandatenoun

A papal rescript.

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Missionnoun

(countable) (Catholic tradition) an infrequent gathering of religious believers in a parish, usually part of a larger regional event with a central theme.

Mandatenoun

(Canada) A period during which a government is in power.

Missionnoun

A number of people appointed to perform any service; a delegation; an embassy.

Mandateverb

to authorize

Missionnoun

(obsolete) dismissal; discharge from service

Mandateverb

to make mandatory

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Missionnoun

A settlement or building serving as a base for missionary work.

‘Many cities across the Americas grew from Spanish missions.’;

Mandatenoun

An official or authoritative command, order, or authorization from a superior official to a subordinate; an order or injunction; a commission; a judicial precept.

‘This dream all-powerful Juno; I bearHer mighty mandates, and her words you hear.’;

Missionverb

(transitive) To send on a mission.

Mandatenoun

An authorization to carry out a specific public policy, given by the electorate to their representatives; - it is considered to be implied by the election of a candidate by a significant margin after that candidate has campaigned with that policy as a prominent element of the campaign platform.

Missionverb

do missionary work, proselytize

Mandatenoun

Authorization by a multinational body to a nation to administer the government and affairs of a territory, usually a former colony; as, termination of the British mandate in Palestine.

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Missionnoun

The act of sending, or the state of being sent; a being sent or delegated by authority, with certain powers for transacting business; comission.

‘Whose glorious deeds, but in these fields of late,Made emulous missions 'mongst the gods themselves.’;

Mandatenoun

A rescript of the pope, commanding an ordinary collator to put the person therein named in possession of the first vacant benefice in his collation.

Missionnoun

That with which a messenger or agent is charged; an errand; business or duty on which one is sent; a commission.

‘How to begin, how to accomplish bestHis end of being on earth, and mission high.’;

Mandatenoun

A contract by which one employs another to manage any business for him. By the Roman law, it must have been gratuitous.

Missionnoun

Persons sent; any number of persons appointed to perform any service; a delegation; an embassy; as, the Russian mission to the United Nations.

‘In these ships there should be a mission of three of the fellows or brethren of Solomon's house.’;

Mandatenoun

a document giving an official instruction or command

Missionnoun

An assotiation or organization of missionaries; a station or residence of missionaries.

Mandatenoun

a territory surrendered by Turkey or Germany after World War I and put under the tutelage of some other European power until they ar able to stand by themselves

Missionnoun

An organization for worship and work, dependent on one or more churches.

Mandatenoun

the commission that is given to a government and its policies through an electoral victory

Missionnoun

A course of extraordinary sermons and services at a particular place and time for the special purpose of quickening the faith and zeal participants, and of converting unbelievers.

Mandateverb

assign under a mandate;

‘mandate a colony’;

Missionnoun

Dismission; discharge from service.

Mandateverb

make mandatory;

‘the new director of the schoolbaord mandated regular tests’;

Missionverb

To send on a mission.

Mandateverb

assign authority to

Missionnoun

an organization of missionaries in a foreign land sent to carry on religious work

Missionnoun

an operation that is assigned by a higher headquarters;

‘the planes were on a bombing mission’;

Missionnoun

a special assignment that is given to a person or group;

‘a confidential mission to London’; ‘his charge was deliver a message’;

Missionnoun

the organized work of a religious missionary

Missionnoun

a group of representatives or delegates

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