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"signature" in British English

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signaturenoun [C]

uk   /ˈsɪɡ.nə.tʃər/ us   /ˈsɪɡ.nə.tʃɚ/
B1 your name written by yourself, always in the same way, usually to show that something has been written or agreed by you

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(Definition of signature from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

"signature" in American English

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signaturenoun [C]

us   /ˈsɪɡ·nə·tʃər, -ˌtʃʊr/
your name written in the particular way you write it, esp. on a printed document to show that you have written it yourself: I need your signature on the credit card receipt. We collected hundreds of signatures on our petition.
(Definition of signature from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)

"signature" in Business English

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signaturenoun

uk   /ˈsɪɡnətʃər/ us  
[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.

signatureadjective [before noun]

uk   /ˈsɪɡnətʃər/ us   MARKETING, COMMERCE
used to describe the product or service that a company or person is known for: Rock Fish is the signature dish of his favourite restaurant. The market for FedEx's signature product, overnight express delivery in the US, has flattened.
(Definition of signature from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “signature”
in Korean 서명…
in Arabic تَوْقيع…
in Malaysian tandatangan, menandatangani…
in French signature…
in Russian подпись…
in Chinese (Traditional) 簽名…
in Italian firma…
in Turkish imza…
in Polish podpis…
in Spanish firma…
in Vietnamese chữ ký, việc ký cái gì…
in Portuguese assinatura…
in Thai ลายเซ็น, การเซ็นชื่อ…
in German die Unterschrift, die Signatur…
in Catalan signatura…
in Japanese 署名, サイン…
in Chinese (Simplified) 签名…
in Indonesian tanda tangan, penandatanganan…
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“signature” in Business English

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