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1‘the proposal received their overwhelming endorsement’
support, backing, approval, seal of approval, agreement, acceptance, recommendation, advocacy, championship, patronage
affirmation, confirmation, authorization, authentication, ratification, sanction, warrant, validation, licence
informal the nod, the thumbs up, the OK
2‘several cheques required endorsement’
countersigning, signing on the back, autographing, initialling, inscribing, superscribing
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