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endorsement

 [en-dors´ment]
the examination by a State Board of Nursing of the credentials of a nurse licensed in a different state, and the determination that the nurse is eligible to receive a nursing license in the second state.

endorsement

[endôrs′mənt]
Etymology: Gk, en + L, dorsum, the back
a statement of recognition of the license of a health practitioner in one state by another state. An endorsement relieves the health practitioner of the necessity of completing the full licensing procedure of the state in which practice is to be undertaken.
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It's a horrible idea for church ministers to endorse candidates from the pulpit because it's so inherently divisive.
They are free to issue reports and even criticize or praise politicians, but they cannot endorse candidates.
The decision whether to endorse, and whom to endorse, is a very sensitive issue for many executives.
The organization should not endorse one company to the exclusion of others unless criteria (reasonably applied) support that conclusion.
The Sierra Club's new call for population "reductions," however, endorses negative population growth, one that's below replacement-level fertility.
He has always been a strong public school advocate and did not endorse government support for private schools.
In order to receive personalized offers for everyday consumer products, Endorse users can download the company's free mobile app for iOS and Android.
Schwarzenegger has yet to endorse a budget-overhaul measure for the ballot, but is expected to do so.
Jim Combs told the Detroit News that he never meant to endorse anyone.
Skaters whose companies deem appropriate to serve as spokespersons for certain products are certainly free to endorse any such product, however ridiculous.
The HRC board's decision to endorse D'Amato--and donate $5,000 to his campaign--was based on his incumbency and his record in the just-ended session of Congress.
One major union delegation, the International Longshoremen's and Warehousemen's Union (ILWU), dissented from the larger union consensus and introduced an amendment from the floor that would have permitted state and local entities to run and endorse candidates.