[ man-duh-ter-ee ]
/ ˈmæn dəˌtɛr i /

noun, plural man·da·tar·ies.

a person or nation holding a mandate.
Also mandatory.

Origin of mandatary

First recorded in 1605–15, mandatary is from the Late Latin word mandātārius one to whom a charge is given. See mandate, -ary Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2019

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