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nameplate

noun [C] uk   /ˈneɪm.pleɪt/ us  
a piece of metal or plastic fastened onto something to show who owns it, who has made it, or who lives or works there: There was a brass nameplate outside the door saying Dr A. Aslan.
Translations of “nameplate”
in Chinese (Traditional) 名稱牌,名牌,標示牌…
in Chinese (Simplified) 名称牌,名牌,标示牌…
(Definition of nameplate from the Cambridge Advanced Learners Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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