countersignature countersignature n. a second confirming signature endorsing a document already signed.

Syn: countersign. [WordNet 1.5]

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  • countersignature — index affirmance (authentication), affirmance (judicial sanction) Burton s Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton. 2006 …   Law dictionary

  • Countersignature — An additional signature on a document that has already been signed. The countersignature is provided as confirmation or authentication. In most cases, countersignatures are provided by an official or professional, such as a doctor or attorney.… …   Investment dictionary

  • countersignature — noun see countersign …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • countersignature — /kown teuhr sig neuh cheuhr/, n. a signature added by way of countersigning. [1835 45; COUNTER(SIGN) + SIGNATURE] * * * …   Universalium

  • countersignature — noun A signature made to confirm or endorse another …   Wiktionary

  • countersignature — n. additional signature …   English contemporary dictionary

  • countersignature — coun·ter·signature …   English syllables

  • countersignature — /kaʊntəˈsɪgnətʃə/ (say kowntuh signuhchuh) noun a signature added by way of countersigning …   Australian English dictionary

  • countersignature — A signature, often that of a subordinate, added to the signature of an officer or superior, by way of authentication; an additional signature required by the terms of a written contract, as in the case of the requirement for the signature of a… …   Ballentine's law dictionary

  • countersignature — noun a second confirming signature endorsing a document already signed • Syn: ↑countersign • Derivationally related forms: ↑countersign (for: ↑countersign), ↑countersign • Hypernyms: ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

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