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e-signature

[ ee-sig-nuh-cher, -choor ]
/ ˈiˌsɪg nə tʃər, -ˌtʃʊər /
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noun Digital Technology.

a technology that allows a person to electronically affix a signature or its equivalent to an electronic document, as when consenting to an online contract.
such a signature or its equivalent.Compare digital signature.

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Also called electronic signature .

Origin of e-signature

First recorded in 1990–95; e-2 + signature

historical usage of e-signature

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