noun (plural signatories)
A party that has signed an agreement, especially a country that has signed a treaty: Bulgaria is a signatory to a variety of international human rights conventions [as modifier]: the signatory states
More example sentences
- With 141 countries ratified, and another nine as signatories to the treaty, great progress has been made.
- In our programs, an explicit contract is signed, and we are always a signatory.
- Who among the list of signatories will be responsible for implementing your strategy?
late 19th century: from Latin signatorius 'of sealing', from signat- 'marked (with a cross)', from the verb signare.
Definition of signatory in:
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