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View synonyms for countersignature

countersignature

[ koun-ter-sig-nuh-cher ]

noun

  1. a signature added by way of countersigning.


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Word History and Origins

Origin of countersignature1

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

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Example Sentences

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

Occasions might therefore occur when it was not only right, but also a duty to refuse countersignature.

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