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countersignature

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

First recorded in 1835–45; counter(sign) + signature
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Examples from the Web for counter-signature

Historical Examples

  • My new passport would not carry me without the Zabit or Police Magistrate's counter-signature, said the consul.

    Library of the World's Best Literature, Ancient and Modern, Vol. 7

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  • All imperial rescripts require the counter-signature of the chancellor before attaining validity.