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English definition of “John Hancock”

John Hancock

noun [C]     /ˌdʒɒnˈhæŋ.kɒk/ US  /ˌdʒɑːnˈhæn.kɑːk/ (also John Henry,   /ˌdʒɒnˈhen'ri/   US  /ˌdʒɑːn-/) US informal
a person's signature: Put your John Hancock at the bottom of the page.Signing and signatures
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