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endorsement

noun uk   /ɪnˈdɔːs.mənt/ us    /-ˈdɔːrs-/

endorsement noun (APPROVAL)

[C or U] the act of saying that you approve of or support something or someone: The campaign hasn't received any political endorsements. He hoped to secure quick endorsement of the plan from the president.Backing, supporting and defendingDefending and protecting [C or U] the fact of a famous person appearing in an advertisement saying that they use and like a product: products which carry an endorsement from a famous personBacking, supporting and defendingDefending and protecting

endorsement noun (DRIVING LICENCE)

[C] UK a mark on a driving licence that shows the driver is guilty of driving in an illegal way: He's got a couple of endorsements on his licence already.Punishing and punishmentsPunishing by causing painHitting and beating
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