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Word: endorse

Definition: approve; support; write one's signature on the back of; N. endorsement; CF. dorsal

Sentences Containing 'endorse'

After World War II, they continued to oppose Stalinism and to endorse democracy during the Cold War.
As a result, the Coalition Government partners agreed not to jointly endorse either candidate.
At the Democratic National Convention in Denver, Colorado, Hillary Clinton called for her supporters to endorse Obama, and she and Bill Clinton gave convention speeches in his support.
Brandeis understood the support that Blackstone would raise for the "Memorial" would enable President Wilson to accept and endorse American Zionism and the later British Balfour Declaration of 1917, which set the course for the establishment of the State of Israel.
Chief Justice John Roberts voiced in his dissent the opinion that mandatory life sentences “could not plausibly be described” as unusual when a majority of states endorse them.
Cleveland was easily renominated at the 1888 Democratic National Convention, and in addition, he was able to get the Democratic party platform in 1888 to endorse his goal of lower tariffs and tariff reform.
During the 2004 Australian federal election the "Herald" announced it would "no longer endorse one party or another at election time".
During the late 1970s, neoconservatives tended to endorse Ronald Reagan, the Republican who promised to confront Soviet expansionism.
Eden, who faced domestic pressure from his party to take action, as well as stopping the decline of British influence in the Middle East, had ignored Britain's financial dependence on the U.S. in the wake of World War II, and had assumed the US would automatically endorse whatever action taken by its closest ally.
Goertzen was among the first MLAs to endorse the provincial PC leadership campaign of Hugh McFadyen who eventually won the leadership.
He showers her with a number of advertising contracts to endorse products, sponsors her programmes, chauffeurs her around in a luxury car, provides a listening ear to her and stands up for her secretly.
He was instrumental in the organization's September 2004 decision to not endorse President George W. Bush's re-election.
His case was reported in the media in the same week as stars flocked to a celebrity party held by Giorgio Armani to endorse the Bono Red campaign to promote HIV awareness and support the Global Fund to Fight Aids, TB and Malaria.
However, both women and men can (and often do) endorse sexist beliefs about each other and themselves.
However, King Victor Emmanuel II of Sardinia refused to endorse the election, and sent Carlo Bon Compagni instead as the "Governor General of Central Italy", who was responsible for the diplomatic and military affairs of the states.
However, this decision was overturned on April 15, 2008 by a unanimous decision in the United States Court of Appeals for the Third Circuit, in which Judge D. Michael Fisher concluded that "a reasonable observer would conclude that he is continuing to endorse religion when he bows his head during the pre-meal grace and takes a knee with his team in the locker room while they pray."
In 2006 the DUP had initially intimated their support for a plan to endorse Kirkham as mayor of the town before abandoning the plan.
In an about-face from his earlier pledge and order to other People First Party (PFP) politicians not to involve themselves in the election for KMT chairmanship, In the night before the election, PFP Chairman James Soong made a videotaped appearance to endorse Wang.
In an emotional scene at the palace, Nicholas refused, drew his pistol and threatened to shoot himself on the spot if the Tsar did not endorse Witte's plan.
In December 2008, he was one of a dozen Ethiopian religious figures who adopted a resolution against homosexuality, urging Ethiopian lawmakers to endorse a ban on homosexual activity in the constitution.
In fact, psychologists and researchers today endorse the influence of birth order, as well as age and gender constellations, on sibling relationships.
In March 2000, he became the first Reform MP to endorse Stockwell Day's ultimately successful bid for the Canadian Alliance leadership.
Ironically, people find it difficult to believe that others can endorse both benevolent and hostile sexism.
It did not endorse the Australian Labor Party at any election until 1984 or at a state election until 2003.
Jones was one of the first Toronto city councillors to endorse David Miller's successful bid for mayor of the city, joining him at his campaign launch in January 2003.
Leaders of the four hundred all over the country regard it as one of the sights of San Francisco and endorse it to their friends on their return.
Louis convention they decided to endorse Bryan but with their own vice presidential nominee, Thomas E. Watson of Georgia.
Many Nader supporters voted "no nominee" in order to free the convention and state parties to endorse Nader's independent candidacy.
Members were required to endorse the Daughters of America mission statement: "Council of the Daughters of America, a patriotic fraternity, which seeks to aid in preserving and perpetuating the Public School system; to instill a spirit of patriotism into the youth of our land; to place our flag over every schoolhouse; to promote the reading of the Holy Bible therein; and to protest against the immigration of paupers, criminals, and the enemies of our social order.
Moreover, and perhaps unsurprisingly, the Queen declined to endorse even the acts that Parliament had passed, which were not officially ratified until the first parliament of James VI in 1567.
Neoconservatives endorse democracy promotion by the U.S. and other democracies, based on the claim that they think that human rights belong to everyone.
Not only did Hollway refused to endorse fellow Republican Fletcher, but numerous Republican groups in the 5th Congressional District also backed the then-Democrat Alexander in the general election.
On domestic policy, they endorse a welfare state, like European and Canadian conservatives and unlike American conservatives.
Researchers today generally endorse this view, noting that parents can ameliorate this response by being vigilant to favoritism and by taking appropriate preventative steps.
So the President was quick to endorse Taylor's proposal. On February 25, 1862, Congress passed the first Legal Tender Act, which authorized the issuance of $150 million in United States Notes.
Some of the measures undertaken in the European Union towards the Euro currency integration standardize the reporting of ecological and social losses in such a way as to seem to endorse in principle the notion of unified accounts, or unit of account, for these deficits.
Some, including his close pupil Rodney Collin, say that he finally gave up the (Gurdjieff) "system" that he had shared with people for 25 years in England and the United States, but his own recorded words on the subject ("A Record of Meetings," published posthumously) do not clearly endorse this judgement, nor does Ouspensky's emphasis on "you must make a new beginning" after confessing "I've left the system".
Subsequently, in September 2005, Massachusetts became the first state to formally endorse OpenDocument formats for its public records and, at the same time, reject Microsoft's new XML format, now standardized as ISO/IEC 29500:2008 — Office Open XML.
The Coalition Government chose to publically endorse the Unionist candidate who was the sitting MP for the old Central seat.
The film had a limited release in UK theaters on 10 December 2010 in the edited form (99 minutes), with 00:04:11 of its original content removed by the British Board of Film Classification due to "elements of sexual violence that tend to eroticize or endorse sexual violence."
The Trustees liked the idea in theory, but would not endorse a year round farm project largely for the reason that school and college farms had almost always posed a financial liability, and that farms in general in the precarious economy of 1933 were a liability.
They endorse social welfare programs that were rejected by libertarians and paleoconservatives.
This information is provided by the IOC, however the IOC does not recognize or endorse any ranking system.
This information is provided by the IOC; however the IOC does not recognize or endorse any ranking system.
This is different from the traditional conservative tendency to endorse friendly regimes in matters of trade and anti-communism even at the expense of undermining existing democratic systems.
This success has caused some secularists to endorse the postponing of elections, and "frightening many secularists and women who fear for their place in the new Tunisia."
Under the agreement, Sinn Féin would fully endorse the police in Northern Ireland, and the DUP would share power with Sinn Féin.
When it became clear that candidates could not all endorse all elements of the platform, it was then turned into questions for candidates in the election.
While many individuals endorse both benevolent and hostile sexism simultaneously, research suggests that people rated significantly higher in one of the two sub-components have distinct constellations of beliefs and patterns of behavior.

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::: fashion - give shape to; make; Ex. fashion the pot out of clay
::: prattle - talk idly; babble; N. CF. prate
::: sporadic - occurring irregularly; intermittent
::: candor - frankness; open honesty; ADJ. candid
::: mandate - order; charge; authoritative command; power to govern another country; power to given to a government; region under administration; V: give a mandate to; place under a mandate; Ex. mandated territory
::: neologism - new or newly coined word or phrase
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::: respite - time for rest; interval of relief; delay in punishment; reprieve