[ en-dawrs-muh nt or in-dawrs-muh nt ]
/ ɛnˈdɔrs mənt or ɪnˈdɔrs mənt /
approval or sanction: The program for supporting the arts won the government's endorsement.
the placing of one's signature, instructions, etc., on a document.
the signature, instructions, etc., placed on the reverse of a commercial document, for the purpose of assigning the interest therein to another.
a clause under which the stated coverage of an insurance policy may be altered.
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non·en·dorse·ment, nounpre·en·dorse·ment, nounre·en·dorse·ment, nounre·in·dorse·ment, noun
sub·en·dorse·ment, nounsu·per·en·dorse·ment, noun
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British Dictionary definitions for endorsement
/ (ɪnˈdɔːsmənt) /
the act or an instance of endorsing
something that endorses, such as a signature or qualifying comment
approval or support
a record of a motoring offence on a driving licence
insurance a clause in or amendment to an insurance policy allowing for alteration of coverage
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