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English definition of “signature”


[C] your name written by yourself, always in the same way, often used on documents to show that you have read something or that you agree to something: I need your signature on this release document He accused her of forging his signature.collect/gather signatures We are collecting signatures for a petition.
[U] formal the act of signing something: I enclose one part of the contract for signature by you.
→ See also digital signature, electronic signature, specimen signature
(Definition of signature noun from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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