Collins English Dictionary - Complete & Unabridged 2012 Digital Edition © William Collins Sons & Co.
Law The specific directive issued by a reviewing court to a lower court, as in requiring the lower court to enter a new judgment or to conduct further proceedings consistent with the reviewing court's ruling. (Government, Politics & Diplomacy) (often capital) Also called: mandated territory (formerly) any of the territories under the trusteeship of the League of Nations administered by one of its member states The rich ornaments of his military attire had indeed been repeatedly handled by different individuals of the tribes with eyes expressing a savage longing to possess the baubles; but before the customary violence could be resorted to, a with as much potentiality as if she had been a recognized authority in the house ever since it had been a house, and having looked out to confront the amazed Peggotty coming along the passage with a candle at the sound of a strange voice, Miss Betsey shut the door again, and sat down as before: with her feet on the fender, the skirt of her dress tucked up, and her hands folded on one knee.
Political sense of "approval supposedly conferred by voters to the policies or slogans advocated by winners of an election" is from 1796. Related: A command or an expression of a desire, especially by a group of voters for a political program.
Politicians elected in landslide victories often claim that their policies have received a mandate from the voters.
These primary sources show that some women in Egypt, Arabia, Canaan and Persia veiled their faces long before Islam.
In the case of Tamar, the Biblical text, 'When Judah saw her, he thought her to be a harlot; because she had covered her face' indicates customary, if not sacral, use of the face veil to accentuate rather than disguise her sexuality.
In practice, doctors will not deny care to patients in the low-priced universal system because they make up the great majority of patients nationwide, and doctors would not be able to earn enough by serving only the small number of patients with private insurance.Australia's national health insurance program is known as Medicare, and is financed by general taxation including a Medicare levy on earnings; use of Medicare is not compulsory and those who purchase private health insurance get a government-funded rebate on premiums.Japan has a universal health care system that mandates all residents have health insurance, either at work or through a local community-based insurer, but does not impose penalties on individuals for not having insurance.The Japanese health ministry "tightly controls the price of health care down to the smallest detail.Every two years, the doctors and the health ministry negotiate a fixed price for every procedure and every drug.