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countersignature

[koun-ter-sig-nuh-cher]
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noun
  1. a signature added by way of countersigning.

Origin of countersignature

First recorded in 1835–45; counter(sign) + signature
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Historical Examples

  • In accordance with royal proclamation important acts of the government require the countersignature of all of the ministers.

    The Governments of Europe

    Frederic Austin Ogg