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signatory

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noun sig·na·to·ry \ˈsig-nə-ˌtȯr-ē\

Simple Definition of signatory

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

Full Definition of signatory

plural sig·na·to·ries

  1. :  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



Origin of signatory

Latin signatorius of sealing, from signare


First Known Use: 1866



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