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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.


An owner's signature that serves to transfer the legal rights to a negotiable certificate to another party.


(also spelled indorsement) Placing one's signature on the back of a check or other negotiable instrument in order to transfer ownership to another.Endorsers warrant payment of the instrument unless they sign with the additional words “without recourse.”

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Roozen, Irene (2008), "The Relative Effectiveness of Celebrity Endorsement for Beauty, High--and Low Involvement Product Print Advertisements," paper at the 7th International Marketing Trends Congress, Venice, January 17-19.
To receive IMA's academic endorsement, schools need to submit an application, which is available on the IMA website at www.
After clicking on the "Manage Endorsements" option, select the skill or skills with endorsements from specific people that you want to hide.
The average incumbent president loses 5 percent of his endorsements when he runs for re-election.
Typically, the process of selecting candidates for editorial endorsement involves lengthy interviews with candidates conducted by the editorial board members.
Both 'surprising' endorsements convinced about three per cent of readers to switch allegiances, according to the findings.
This endorsement is not currently available in Louisiana and Massachusetts.
Additional Insured--Co-owner Of Insured Premises (BP 04 11)--This endorsement adds a person or organization as an additional insured for liability as co-owner of the insured premises.
In Monday's edition, we'll carry excerpts from newspaper endorsements, as well as a diverse range of reader letters regarding the governor's race.
But the same act during the Disturbance of Public Peace must not pertain to provisions of Special Condition-II of this Endorsement.
Were the likelihood of a candidate winning the election and receiving an endorsement to be jointly determined by the candidate's unobserved quality, any information on the candidates or from the campaign that was used to decide the endorsement would already be reflected in the closing price of the previous day.