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stamp

verb [T]
 
 
/stæmp/ COMMUNICATIONS
to use a tool to put a date, an address, or other mark on a document or an object, usually as proof of something: EU citizens don't need to get their passports stamped when travelling within Europe.stamp sth on sth All supermarket food packaging has a sell-by date stamped on it.stamp sth with sth The invoice was stamped with the date that payment had been received.
→  See also rubber-stamp
(Definition of stamp verb from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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