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English definition of “endorse”

endorse

verb [T] uk   /ɪnˈdɔːs/ us    /-ˈdɔːrs/

endorse verb [T] (SUPPORT)

C2 to make a public statement of your approval or support for something or someone: The National Executive is expected to endorse these recommendations.formal I fully endorse (= agree with) everything the Chairperson has said. to appear in an advertisement, saying that you use and like a particular product: They paid $2 million to the world champion to endorse their new aftershave.

endorse verb [T] (GIVE PERMISSION)

to write something in order to give permission for something, especially your name on the back of a cheque, in order to make it able to be paid to someone else

endorse verb [T] (PUNISH)

UK to officially record on a driving licence that the driver has been found guilty of driving in an illegal way
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