English version

signing

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englishsigningsign‧ing /ˈsaɪnɪŋ/ noun 🔊 🔊 1 [uncountable]SIGN YOUR NAME the act of writing your name at the end of a document to show that you agree with it 🔊 The formal signing will take place on April 9th.signing of 🔊 the signing of the ceasefire agreement2 a) [countable] British English someone who has just signed a contract to join a sports team or work with a record company 🔊 New signing, Mark Brown, scored three goals in his first match. b) [uncountable] when a sports team or record company prepares a contract which someone then signs to say that they will join the team or work with the companysigning of 🔊 Birmingham City have completed the signing of Doug Bell from Shrewsbury Town.3 [uncountable] the use of sign language to communicate to or between people who cannot hear well
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signingNorthcott attended several book signings around the state to promote her autobiography.This production will have signing incorporated with the spoken word.Jason Peake, another loan signing, will return to Leicester City this month.We are left with a picture of general support for the use of signing.Two goals in eight minutes from their record signing, Keith Edwards, secured a 3-1 win.Both leaders were present for the signing of the peace treaty.The license permits the Distributor to manufacture the Videos for a period up to twelve months of the signing of this schedule.Local conditions, priorities and the actual setting in which the signing is to appear will determine suitability.
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