noun sig·na·to·ry \ˈsig-nə-ˌtr-ē\

: a person, country, or organization that has signed an official document

plural sig·na·to·ries

Full Definition of SIGNATORY

:  a signer with another or others <signatories to a petition>; especially :  a government bound with others by a signed convention
signatory adjective

Examples of SIGNATORY

  1. a signatory of the Declaration of Independence


Latin signatorius of sealing, from signare
First Known Use: 1866

Other Government and Politics Terms

agent provocateur, agitprop, autarky, cabal, egalitarianism, federalism, hegemony, plenipotentiary, popular sovereignty, socialism


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