What does print name mean when filling in forms?

(transitive sầu, intransitive) To write very clearly, especially, to write without connecting the letters as in cursive sầu.

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It"s conventional to use your (usually cursive) signature as a personally-identifiable mark. But many people"s signatures look more like squiggles than actually legible text. So forms usually ask you lớn write out your name in blochồng letters — letters that look lượt thích printed text (the blue-pen letters in the picture are an example of block letters) — next lớn your signature.

Thus, in this case, you put your signature on the first line, and then write your name on the second line.

Similarly, when a form says "Please print" in the instructions, it"s referring to lớn the same definition.

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answered Jun 19 "13 at 16:55

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Thank you. Just an additional, unimportant question: Why not "Signature", "Signing", or "Autograph" instead of "Signed"?
Jun 19 "13 at 17:18
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PRINT NAME is simply defined as writing your name in CAPITAL LETTERS!

Unlượt thích Signatures that are mostly written in cursive sầu or scribbles, thus making them hard to lớn read, PRINT NAME simply demands that you write very clearly và without connecting the letters, So your writing looks like Printed Text!

While signatures are important because they’re legally binding, PRINT NAME is just as important, it offers a much easier way khổng lồ identify the individual or group involved in it. so people can read it easily và know exactly who has signed it.

I made an 1-min đoạn phim for this: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=_4N4pdAU6yg

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