co·​sig·​na·​to·​ry | \ (ˌ)kō-ˈsig-nə-ˌtȯr-ē How to pronounce cosignatory (audio) \

Definition of cosignatory

: a joint signer

Examples of cosignatory in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Unitaid and the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation are listed as cosignatories. Matthew Brown, USA TODAY, "Fact check: China doesn't own patent for coronavirus treatment remdesivir," 15 May 2020 The Universal Declaration of Human Rights, of which the U.S. is a cosignatory, includes, for example, the right to enjoy asylum from persecution, something that the Trump administration’s immigration policy has not always respected. Alexis Papazoglou, The New Republic, "The Sneaky Politics of “Natural Law”," 13 June 2019 Officials said Joash and Stacy were cosignatories on their mothers' savings or checking accounts. Kevin Grasha,, "Feds: Children collected deceased moms' Social Security money," 28 Sep. 2017

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First Known Use of cosignatory

1865, in the meaning defined above

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“Cosignatory.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 17 May. 2021.

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co·​sig·​na·​to·​ry | \ kō-ˈsig-nə-ˌtōr-ē How to pronounce cosignatory (audio) \

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: a joint signer

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