AskDefine | Define endorsement

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1 a promotional statement (as found on the dust jackets of books); "the author got all his friends to write blurbs for his book" [syn: indorsement, blurb]
2 a speech seconding a motion; "do I hear a second?" [syn: second, secondment, indorsement]
3 formal and explicit approval; "a Democrat usually gets the union's endorsement" [syn: sanction, countenance, indorsement, warrant, imprimatur]
4 a signature that validates something; "the cashier would not cash the check without an endorsement" [syn: indorsement]
5 the act of endorsing; "a star athlete can make a lot of money from endorsements" [syn: indorsement]

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  1. the act or quality of endorsing
    George W. Bush's reelection can be interpreted as an endorsement of his Iraq policy.

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