[ koun-ter-sig-nuh-cher ]
/ ˌkaʊn tərˈsɪg nə tʃər /
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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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How to use countersignature in a sentence
My new passport would not carry me without the Zabit or Police Magistrate's counter-signature, said the consul.
All imperial rescripts require the counter-signature of the chancellor before attaining validity.