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Endorse

Transferring asset ownership by signing the back of the asset's certificate.
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Endorsement

1. The payee's signature on the back of a check indicating that the payee has received the check. Banks require that payees endorse checks before they may be cashed or deposited.

2. An amendment to a document, especially an insurance policy. Informally, they are called riders.
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endorse

To sign a negotiable instrument in order to transfer it to another party. For example, investors holding securities must endorse the certificates before delivery to the broker.
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As a result of the operation, 17 prohibitions were issued for mechanical defects and drivers' hours offences, four were reported for summons, three received graduated fixed penalty notices and four received endorsable fixed penalty notices - totalling PS980.
It has been alleged that he persuaded a man - Maurice Ward - to accept responsibility for an endorsable road traffic offence in 2005.
Towards the end of 2010 the law changed and you now have 28 days to return your licence to either a court or the DVLA when an endorsable motoring offence is committed.
This has been explicated in a number of ways, but what is shared is the notion that morality concerns what an agent recognizes as universally endorsable from the standpoint of rational agency.
The endorsable offence, which carried three penalty points meant that Mr Wooton faced a potential disqualification - because he already had nine points on his licence.
Red-light jumping is an endorsable offence, carrying a minimum of three penalty points and a pounds 60 fine.
By the way, zigzag infringements are endorsable fixed penalty offences (three points) when ticketed by a police officer, so you may have got off lightly.
"Since the new legislation making using your mobile phone an endorsable offence came into effect, nearly 1,700 motorists in Warwickshire have been issued with fixed penalty notices.
The Road Safety Bill now going through Parliament would make use of a hand held phone whilst driving an endorsable offence subject to three penalty points and a pounds 60 fine
The maximum fine for using a hand-held mobile telephone while driving will be doubled from pounds 30 to pounds 60, and will be made endorsable for the first time with three penalty points.
The AA said it should be an endorsable offence to drive while distracted.