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English definition of “countersign”

countersign

verb [T] uk   /ˈkaʊn.tə.saɪn/ us    /-t̬ɚ-/ specialized
to write your name on a document that already has the signature (= name written) of another person, especially in order to show that you are certain that the first person is who they say they are
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