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the practice, especially in financial institutions, of signing large numbers of documents without checking that they are accurate, or by people who do not have the necessary authority
to write your name on something in your own personal way
to write your name on the back of a cheque or official document to make it legal
to watch someone sign an official document, and then sign it yourself to state that you have watched them
to sign a document that someone else has already signed
to make an agreement official by signing it or formally accepting it
to write your name on an official list when you arrive at a place
to write your name or a secret word in order to use a computer
to sign a contract or other legal agreement
used for emphasizing that something important is done by the simple act of signing a document
a description of an economic or political situation based on analysis of information at the present time
reminding you of death in an unpleasant and frightening way
an unregulated form of capitalism that features financial deregulation, privatisation and low tax for high earners
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