Definition of endorsement in English:

endorsement

(also indorsement)

noun

  • 1An act of giving one's public approval or support to someone or something.

    • ‘In contrast, near the end of the election, even individuals who should not have made public endorsements spoke out.’
    • ‘That's why the public want a UN endorsement for a war before we join in.’
    • ‘Any commercial product presented or displayed within the educational activity is not indicative of endorsement or approval by The Institute.’
    • ‘And while the paper's editor had apparently been minded to remain neutral, pressure was brought to bear from London that a front page endorsement was required, and nothing less.’
    • ‘He added that the country has also received verbal support from other countries who did not want to make their endorsements public just yet.’
    • ‘It is difficult to see this as anything other than an endorsement of an encouragement to illegal activity.’
    • ‘When Litan asks consumers that question, she finds that banks get the highest endorsement, with support from 47% of the public.’
    • ‘If that's not an enthusiastic endorsement, I don't know what is.’
    • ‘Mention of companies or trade names does not constitute endorsement of a product.’
    • ‘The next phase of the transfer of power has won unanimous endorsement from the Security Council.’
    • ‘Mention of trade names or commercial products does not constitute endorsement or recommendation for use.’
    • ‘‘I think they're seeking approval, endorsement and even promotion of their lifestyle,’ said the Reverend.’
    • ‘Watch any episode and you can see, as well as hear, endorsements for various products and companies.’
    • ‘It has received the overwhelming endorsement of the entire US political and media establishment, liberal and conservative alike.’
    • ‘Here, the document in question purported to say that the writer had received the relevant credit note and had given it his full endorsement.’
    • ‘It should be in the hands of the people and require their endorsement.’
    • ‘We are very proud to receive this quality endorsement, we operate in a highly customer orientated industry, and the focus of the new standard is very much in keeping with our ethos.’
    • ‘He immediately loved the product and offered his endorsement.’
    • ‘Tim Buttimore, Wilkinson's agent, has received plenty of endorsement offers and media requests since the final.’
    • ‘An indorsement is not always required to negotiate a bill.’
    • ‘In the past, female candidates waged less professional campaigns, gathered less financial support and fewer endorsements.’
    • ‘But it does go back to certain pre-selection, a certain point for the National Party that one person received endorsement and not another.’
    • ‘The selling of state-owned property began in 1998, but has only recently won official endorsement.’
    • ‘Search engines interpret links to your site as an indicator of public endorsement.’
    • ‘We received full endorsement of the way ahead and validation of the thoroughness of the effort.’
    • ‘‘I'm absolutely delighted to receive this overwhelming endorsement,’ he said.’
    • ‘The launch also saw the book receive another ringing endorsement.’
    • ‘Use of brand names is for clarity only and not intended as an endorsement of one product over another.’
    • ‘Nothing about the descriptions bothered me and the endorsements swayed me to support it.’
    • ‘With the overwhelming endorsement from his people, he can rally the nation.’
    • ‘The second area of concern is the contentious issue of passenger endorsements on licences for taxi drivers and bus drivers.’
    support, backing, approval, seal of approval, agreement, acceptance, recommendation, advocacy, championship, patronage
    countersigning, signing on the back, autographing, initialling, inscribing, superscribing
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  • 2A clause in an insurance policy detailing an exemption from or change in coverage.

    • ‘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.’
    • ‘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.’
    • ‘The policy schedule conditions and endorsements shall be read together as one contract and any word or expression in which a specific meaning has been attached in any part shall bear the same meaning wherever it appears.’
    • ‘Insurance policies typically have limitations, exclusions, inclusions and endorsements that are confusing and in some cases mutually contradictory.’
    • ‘Our provision of insurance under this policy is conditional upon you observing and fulfilling the terms, provisions, conditions and endorsements of this policy.’
    • ‘See my endorsement dated June 13, 2003, attached as Schedule B to these reasons.’
    • ‘I suggest that the endorsement on the record read as follows.’
    • ‘The latter is undoubtedly the case because there is a copy of the disclaimer with an endorsement indicating that the claimant had refused to sign it.’
  • 3The action of endorsing a check or bill of exchange.

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