Examples of signatory in a Sentence
a signatory of the Declaration of Independence
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Each signatory to the Paris accord was left to devise its own emission goals and how to reach them; the negotiations were not a case of the world imposing standards on the U.S.
The U.S. withdrawal, so far, has acted to unify the remaining signatories, at least creating the potential that the rest of the world will keep the course of their mitigation commitments.
U.S. Sen. Roy Blunt, a Missouri Republican, was also among the letter’s 21 signatories.
All other major signatories – including European nations, China, and India – have affirmed their commitment to climate action, even without US participation.
Signatories from across the Manchester Muslim Community: - Imam Irfan Chisti MBE –
President Obama helped negotiate the historic Paris Agreement in 2015, and it was officially ratified by the U.S. and 194 other signatories last year.
The stalemate leaves the country’s future role in the climate accord in flux, though Mr. Trump promised to make a decision in the week ahead on whether the United States will be the first of 195 signatories to pull out.
The United States will not sign an international accord banning landmines after other signatories rejected a loophole that would allow the devices to be sown in Korea for at least the next nine years.
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Did You Know?
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: 1826
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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