They thus had a whole week in which to frame a mandate and select their mandatories.
The people always reserves the right to cooperate with its mandatories, which right it practices daily in the galleries.
Therefore let a National Representation, 'mandatories of the Sovereign,' take thought of it.
Faced by this ominous situation, the "mandatories" took military counter-measures.
He was compelled to admit the right of the British and French to take over the colonies as mandatories.
In particular, the mandatories agree to guarantee "equal opportunities for the trade and commerce of other members of the League."
(b) By securing equal rights to our nationals in countries newly organized as mandatories.
I don't know that the designation of mandatories of Europe would mend the matter.
1570s, "of the nature of a mandate," from Late Latin mandatorius "pertaining to a mandator," from Latin mandatus, past participle of mandare (see mandate (n.)). Sense of "obligatory because commanded" is from 1818.