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watermark

noun [C] (PAPER)    /ˈwɔː.tə.mɑːk/ US  /ˈwɑː.t̬ɚ.mɑːrk/
a mark made in some types of paper during its production that can only be seen if it is held against the light Paper
(Definition of watermark noun (PAPER) from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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