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sign off on something

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sign off on something

verb phrase

To agree to or approve of a proposal, a legislative bill, etc, esp without actual formal endorsement: When enough Senators had signed off on the treaty, the President announced it

[1970s+; sign off, ''to relinquish a right or claim,'' is found by 1859]

The Dictionary of American Slang, Fourth Edition by Barbara Ann Kipfer, PhD. and Robert L. Chapman, Ph.D.
Copyright (C) 2007 by HarperCollins Publishers.
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