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  • n. Plural form of signor.


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  • Despite the substantial risks to them personally -- up to forty percent of colonists were opposed to independence and King George would surely have beheaded each and every one of the Declaration of Independence's signors for their treason -- they chose July 4, 1776 to stand up for their deepest held values.

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  • I mean we have seen the collapse of certain signors of the economy over the last decade.

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  • Many of the pledge signors had already planned to disburse their wealth and most are already involved in philanthropy.

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  • He does not see the signors of the Declaration of Independence as his "Founding Fathers."

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  • But the government Wednesday agreed to two co-signors -- Ruth and Mr. Madoff's brother, Peter -- who would be on the hook financially were Mr. Madoff to violate bail terms.

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  • That being said, it would have been merely an error in judgment again giving the signors the benefit of context at the time, had they followed up with a retraction or some sort of acknowledgement of the error.

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  • If in western civilized Europe, there does exist a nation among whom there are high signors, and with whom the owners of the land are the true aristocracy, the aristocracy is trusted as being best and fittest to rule, that nation is the English.

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  • But the signors, by threats and the force which they retained in the palace, drove them from the court; and then by proclamation so terrified them, that they gradually dropped off and returned to their homes, and Andrea, finding himself alone, with some difficulty escaped falling into the hands of the magistrates.

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  • They therefore divided the city into quarters, and for each created three signors.

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  • The people also expressed their thoughts to each other, and as the nobility made preparations for the defense of their signors, they determined not to wait till they had perfected their arrangements; and therefore, being armed, hastened to the palace, shouting, as they went along, that the nobility must give up their share in the government.

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