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 us   /ɪnˈdɔr·smənt/

endorsement noun (SUPPORT)

[C/U] the ​act of making a ​publicstatement of ​yoursupport for something or someone: [U] Both ​candidates have been ​seeking the union’s endorsement. [C/U] An endorsement is also a ​publicstatement, esp. by someone who is ​famous, that the ​person uses or ​likes a ​particularproduct: [C] Some ​athletes get ​contracts for ​product endorsements ​worth millions of ​dollars.

endorsement noun (SIGNATURE)

[C] the ​act of writing ​yourname on a ​check: The ​bank won’t take ​checks that have no endorsements.
(Definition of endorsement from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)

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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 ​securequick endorsement of the ​plan from the ​president. [C or U] the ​fact of a ​famouspersonappearing in an ​advertisement saying that they use and like a ​product: products that ​carry an endorsement from a ​celebrity

endorsement noun (DRIVING LICENCE)

[C] UK a ​mark on a drivinglicence that ​shows the ​driver is ​guilty of ​driving in an ​illegal way: He's got a ​couple of endorsements on his ​licence already.
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( US also indorsement) uk   us   /ɪnˈdɔːsmənt/
[C or U] (also product endorsement) MARKETING a ​statement made by someone in an ​advertisement, especially a well-known ​person, saying that they use and like a particular ​product: The ​company is considering other ​marketingtactics like celebrity endorsement and using cartoon ​characters to ​promoteproducts. Artists and athletes can ​earn a lot of from ​brands, film ​rights, product endorsements, and such things. an endorsement contract/deal The young swimmer has just ​signed a ​lucrative endorsement ​deal with a well-known swimwear ​maker.
[C or U] a ​publicstatement made by someone saying that they ​approve of or ​support someone or something: endorsement of sth The ​stockexchange was ​boosted by the ​central bank's endorsement of another ​interestratecut.a government/official/personal endorsement Federal ​regulators gave their ​official endorsement to a ​technologystandard for ​digital TV ​broadcasts, ​clearing the way for the next-generation of TV sets. a ringing/​strong/overwhelming endorsementendorsement by/from sb The ​plan, which would ​require endorsement by the ​federalgovernment, is unlikely to be ​approved in its ​currentform.
[C or U] BANKING the ​act of ​signing the back of a ​cheque, bill of ​exchange, etc. that has your ​name on it in ​order to give your ​permission for it to be ​paid to someone else: What are the ​regulations for ​cheque endorsements?
[C] INSURANCE a ​condition that is ​included in an ​insuranceagreement: A policy endorsement can be used to ​modify a ​currentpolicy without completely rewriting it.
(Definition of endorsement from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “endorsement”
in Arabic تَأييد…
in Korean 지지…
in Portuguese aprovação, endosso…
in Catalan aprovació, suport…
in Japanese 支持…
in Chinese (Simplified) 支持,许可, 名人为某一商品做广告(代言)…
in Chinese (Traditional) 認可, 支持,認可, 名人為某一商品做廣告(代言)…
in Italian approvazione, adesione…
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