- a person or nation holding a mandate.
Origin of mandatary
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In every case the mandatary will render an annual report, and the degree of its authority will be defined.
"person to whom a mandate has been given," 1610s, from Latin mandatarius "one to whom a charge or commission has been given," from mandatus, past participle of mandare (see mandate (n.)).