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countersignverb [T]

uk   /ˈkaʊn.tə.saɪn/ us   /ˈkaʊn.t̬ɚ.saɪn/ 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
(Definition of countersign from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

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countersignverb [T]

uk   /ˈkaʊntəsaɪn/ us   /-ṱɚ-/
to sign an important document that someone else has already signed, in order to make it able to be accepted: The club's annual accounts are prepared by the treasurer and countersigned by an accountant.
(Definition of countersign from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “countersign”
in Chinese (Simplified) 副署,会签(文件)…
in Chinese (Traditional) 副署,會簽(文件)…
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