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trademark

noun [C]
 
 
/ˈtreɪdmɑːk/ ( abbreviation TM)
LAW a name or symbol on a product that shows it was made by a particular company, and that it cannot be used by other companies without permission: Google is a trademark of Google Technologies.trademark infringement/protection/violation The retail giant has taken action against a number of small businesses over trademark infringement. trademark laws/rights trademark holders/owners
something that a person or company has or does that makes them easy to notice or recognize: The advert shows a house built out of the bank's trademark red building blocks.
→  See also registered trademark
Translations of “trademark”
in Korean 상표…
in Arabic عَلامة تِجارِيّة…
in Portuguese marca registrada…
in Catalan marca registrada…
in Japanese 商標, トレードマーク…
in Italian marchio di fabbrica…
in Chinese (Traditional) 產品, 商標…
in Russian торговая марка…
in Turkish marka, ticarî marka…
in Chinese (Simplified) 产品, 商标…
in Polish znak towarowy lub handlowy…
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