countersignature

[ koun-ter-sig-nuh-cher ]
/ ˌkaʊn tərˈsɪg nə tʃər /

noun

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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Example sentences from the Web for countersignature

  • 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