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English definition of “stamp”

stamp

noun [U] (QUALITY)    /stæmp/
a particular quality in something or someone, or a quality in something that shows it was done by a particular person or group of people: Although this painting clearly bears the stamp of genius, we don't know who painted it. Each manager has left his or her own stamp on the way the company has evolved.Conditions and characteristics
(Definition of stamp noun (QUALITY) from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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