a.1.(Banking) Having or bearing two names; as, two-name paper, that is, negotiable paper on which at least two persons are severally liable as separate makers, or, usually, one as maker and one as indorser.
Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary, published 1913 by G. & C. Merriam Co.
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The government sees a big change in the Japanese people's attitude concerning the use of separate surnames by married couples and plans to deal with the possible introduction of a two-name system with that in mind, the top government spokesman said Monday.
''The government will study the (two-name) system and deal with the issue appropriately,'' Fukuda said.
An advisory panel on gender equality to Prime Minister Yoshiro Mori submitted a report to the premier Tuesday suggesting the launch of a two-name system for married couples and a change in the social security system to abolish discrimination.
The council urged the government to study legislation on the two-name system and review the social security system, which imposes different premiums on working and nonworking women and thus often discourages women from taking full-time jobs.