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To sign a paper or document, thereby making it possible for the rights represented therein to pass to another individual. Also spelled indorse.

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endorse (indorse)

v. 1) to sign one's name to the back of a check, bill of exchange or other negotiable instrument with the intention of making it cashable or transferable. 2) to pledge support to a program, proposal, or candidate. (See; endorsement)

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These, then, are the four interrelated features that are central to and of central interest in Hegel's account of mindedness: nondualist, nonreductionist, noneliminativist naturalism; a nonrepresentationalist, developmental-cognitive ethology; the actualization of mindedness regarded as an achievement of judgment and action according to reasonably endorsable norms; and awareness of the permanent possibility of regressions from these norms and into unreasonableness.
There were also 66 endorsable fixed penalties issued, which carry three licence points as well as a pounds 60 fine along with 135 non-endorsable fixed penalties issued, which carry a pounds 30 fine.
A DRIVING without a current MoT is not an endorsable offence and it really depends on your insurance company's policy if this is something you should disclose.
Mark Bishop of Cornhill Direct said: "Making seat belt wearing an endorsable offence would certainly re-inforce just how important it is to always buckle-up."
Effectively orphaned--and thereby denied first-hand experience of natural parenting patterns--and at least quasi-assimilated through residential school policy, Thrasher could not expect, it seems, to achieve such a nourishing and culturally endorsable family life as that presented in the dream-narrative other than within the sanctity of his imagination.
In the course of market interaction, "one does not have to defend one's judgements, show that they are based on reason that applies more generally or endorsable as a general matter.
The Bill, which ran out of Parliamentary time earlier this year, will also ensure that foreign drivers cannot escape punishment in Britain through new powers to issue fixed penalty notices for endorsable offences and to take deposits from offenders who cannot provide a verifiable address.
But to make using mobiles at the wheel an endorsable offence will need a change in the law.
There are also plans underway to make driving and using a mobile an endorsable offence so that drivers will get three points on their licence if they are caught.
HALLEY, DON'T: A READER'S GUIDE TO THE MILITARY'S ANTI-GAY POLICY 17 (1999) (asking of the 1993 revisions to the military anti-gay policy, "How long will we use the coercive powers of the state to define, construct, and populate heterosexuality as a morally endorsable human and social class of persons?").