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LampPro Tip 1/2
Hierarchy ImplicationPlay
Suggests someone powerful, like a leader, gave the orders. SlideThe new school policy came as a direct mandate from the principal.
LampPro Tip 2/2
Strong ConnotationPlay
Implies the order must be followed; it's not optional. SlideOur manager's mandate was clear: increase sales by 20%.