Examples of signatory in a Sentence
a signatory of the Declaration of Independence
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Signatories on the letter include Rep. Adam Smith, D-Wash., the ranking Democrat on the House Armed Services Committee.
Other signatories of the letter include executives and founders from Denmark’s Universal Robotics, Canada’s Element AI, and France’s Aldebaran Robotics.
Awan family members were working for a number of the letter’s signatories.
The 2014 pact added a condition that all signatories adopt Saudi Arabia and the U.A.E.’s embrace of President Abdel-Fattah El-Sisi’s government in Egypt, which replaced one sponsored by the Brotherhood and removed by the military.
But officials from other governments that are signatories to the deal show little willingness to renegotiate its terms.
Several signatories have expressed hope that the pact could be finalized by the end of the year, but previous deadlines have been missed.
Portman-letter signatory Summa Health reported $51 million in revenue less expenses in 2014, and paid outgoing CEO Thomas Strauss $4.1 million.
Once signed into law, this new ban will prohibit signatories not only from possessing, but also from developing, testing, manufacturing, threatening use of, or transferring nuclear weapons.
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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
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
- signatories to a petition
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