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stamp

noun  /stæmp/ us  

stamp noun (MAIL)

[C] (also postage stamp) a small piece of paper, usually with a colorful design, that is attached to a package or envelope to show that the charge for sending it through the mail has been paid: The new stamps depict blues singers.

stamp noun (MARK)

[C] a tool for printing or cutting a mark into an object, or the mark made by such a tool: The guard examined the permit, then reached for his rubber stamp. The stamp on the rim shows that Paul Revere made this mug.

stamp noun (QUALITY)

[U] a particular quality or character: This painting clearly bears the stamp of genius.

stamp

verb [T]  /stæmp/ us  

stamp verb [T] (MARK)

to use a special tool to print or cut a mark into an object: An immigration official stamped his passport. fig. That scene will be stamped in my memory forever.
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(Definition of stamp noun, verb from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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