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sign-up

or signup

[sahyn-uhp] /ˈsaɪnˌʌp/
noun
1.
an act or instance of signing up.
Origin of sign-up
1945-1950
1945-50; noun use of verb phrase sign up
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  • The insignificant sum of two and sixpence secured me my sign-up for the remainder of the course.

    A Labrador Doctor Wilfred Thomason Grenfell
Word Origin and History for sign-up
n.

"number who have signed up," 1926, from the verbal phrase; see sign (v.) + up (adv.).

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