Definition of endorsement in English:


Line breaks: en¦dorse|ment
Pronunciation: /ɪnˈdɔːsm(ə)nt
, ɛn-/
(US & Law also indorsement)


  • 2(In the UK) a note on a driving licence recording the penalty points incurred for a driving offence.
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    • And it will not reconsider any penalties or driving licence endorsements already imposed
    • This year the Department for Transport is expected to toughen the sentence to make the offence subject to an endorsement of three penalty points and a 60 pounds sterling fixed penalty.
    • He said he had three endorsements on his driving licence for speeding in 1993, 1997 and 1998 for which he received a fixed-penalty fine.
  • 3A clause in an insurance policy detailing an exemption from or change in cover.
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    • Request additional insured endorsements and certificates of insurance from all independent contractors who conduct programs in your name, or come on your premises.
    • Often these changes are done through endorsements to the insurance contract.
    • This endorsement extends the liability insurance in your business automobile policy to individual employees who rent a vehicle in their own names while on your business.

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