blank signature


blank signature
noun
: a signature appended to a document (as a blank bill or note) that still has essential parts to be added and usually authorizing any person to whom the document is delivered to fill it up as a bill for any amount subject to any limits stated in or on the instrument

Useful english dictionary. 2012.

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