Arrangement vs Mandate - What's the difference?

arrangement | mandate |

As a noun arrangement

is arrangement.

As a verb mandate is





(en noun)
  • The act of arranging.
  • The manner of being arranged.
  • A collection of things that have been arranged.
  • A particular way in which items are organized.
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  • (in the plural) Preparations for some undertaking.
  • An agreement.
  • (music) An adaptation of a piece of music for other instruments, or in another style.
  • mandate


    (en noun)
  • An official or authoritative command; an order or injunction; a commission; a judicial precept.
  • Verb

  • to authorize
  • to make mandatory
  • Derived terms

    * mandatary * mandator * mandatory