Examples of signatory in a Sentence
a signatory of the Declaration of Independence
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The Paris Agreement pushed signatories to reduce their carbon output and halt global warming below two degrees Celsius by the end of the century.
In both cases, the CAS panel noted the IOC or the BOA could push other signatories to change the world anti-doping code.
Iran has rejected the idea, as have the other signatories to the agreement: China, France, Germany, Russia, the United Kingdom, and the European Union.
The very first incarnation of the letter included signatories from major technology companies such as Apple, Microsoft, Amazon and Alphabet's Google.
Kaepernick's supporters range from the active players who have continued his protest and celebrities like Spike Lee to the 175,000-plus signatories of a petition on Change.org called #NoKaepernickNoNFL.
Like other signatories to international treaties about whaling, Japan agreed to stop hunting whales for profit in 1986.
Under the Obama Administration, the U.S. was a signatory.
In theory, these principles are enforced cooperatively in each NAFTA signatory nation through intergovernmental consultations, independent evaluations and dispute settlement.
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A signatory puts his or her signature on a document that is also signed by others. In 1215 the English barons revolted against King John and forced him to join them as a signatory to the Magna Carta. This agreement stated the barons' own duties to the King but also assigned the barons clear rights and limited the King's power over them. Though the Magna Carta did nothing for the common people, it's often been called the first step toward democracy in the English-speaking countries.
Origin and Etymology of signatory
First Known Use: 1826See Words from the same year
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