Predicate: mandate

Roleset id: mandate.01 , cause by force of law, be obligatory, Source: , vncls: , framnet:

mandate.01: MANDATE-V NOTES: Frames file for 'mandate' based on sentences in financial subcorpus. No Verbnet entry. (from mandate.01-v predicate notes) MANDATORY-J NOTES: Added by Julia based on medi-tmprl1to8. (from mandatory.01-j)


mandatory (j.)Being_obligatory
mandate (v.)


        Arg0-PAG: causer, law(giving body)
        Arg1-PPT: forced action

Example: wsj likes it only in passive?

        person: ns,  tense: present,  aspect: ns,  voice: passive,  form: participle

        Columbia Savings& Loan Association, reeling from [thrift-accounting changes]-1 mandated *trace*-1 by Congress and the recent collapse of the junk-bond market, announced a loss for the third quarter of $226.3 million, or $11.57 a share.

        Rel: mandated
        Arg1: *trace*
        Arg0: by Congress

Example: arg1

        person: ns,  tense: ns,  aspect: ns,  voice: ns,  form: ns

        I given her that option to pursue at this time , but it is clearly not mandatory , given the absence of any real presyncopal sensations .

        Arg1: it
        Argm-adv: clearly
        Argm-neg: not
        Rel: mandatory
        Argm-adv: given the absence of any real presyncopal sensations