signatory

  

Definition

Person who binds himself or herself, or the entity he or she is authorized to represent, by his or her signature to the terms of an agreement.

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  • In 2004, Japan became a signatory of the United Nations Convention against Corruption, which was a UN convention against corruption.

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  • By becoming a signatory on the loan, he was responsible to pay the bank $500 every month by the 31st or he would be taken to court over his failure to pay.

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  • The Board of Directors appointed Elliott as the signatory for the new merger, so nothing was official until he had signed off on every single document.

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