Examples of signatory in a Sentence
a signatory of the Declaration of Independence
Recent Examples of signatory from the Web
The country was an early signatory to the 1951 Refugee Convention.
There are signs Secom won’t be the lone signatory much longer.
Signatories included some of the sweetest industries out there, including the American Bakers Assn.
Among the signatories to the letter was Cuban dissident leader Antonio Rodiles, who arrived from Cuba on Tuesday.
The signatories, which included several state senators and representatives, called on the DNC to meet with black women leaders.
Indeed, our position on countering terrorism is stronger than many of the signatories of the joint statement — a fact that has been conveniently ignored by the authors.
However, Trump has faced intense criticism since deciding to pull the US out of the Paris agreement, joining only two other countries who aren't signatories -- Syria and Nicaragua.
Other signatories from Connecticut include Wesleyan University President Michael Roth, Trinity College President Joanne Berger-Sweeney, Connecticut College President Katherine Bergeron and Eastern Connecticut State University President Elsa Núñez.
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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
Latin signatorius of sealing, from signare
First Known Use: 1826See Words from the same year
SIGNATORY Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of signatory for English Language Learners
: a person, country, or organization that has signed an official document
Legal Definition of signatory
: a signer with another or others signatories to a petition; especially : a government bound with others by a signed convention
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