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e-signature

[ee-sig-nuh-cher, -choo r]
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noun Digital Technology.
  1. 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.
  2. such a signature or its equivalent.Compare digital signature.
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Origin of e-signature

2000–05; e-2 (electronic) + signature
Also called electronic signature.

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