imprimatur Meaning in the Cambridge English Dictionary
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"imprimatur" in British English

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imprimaturnoun [S]

uk   /ˌɪm.prɪˈmeɪ.tər/  us   /-t̬ɚ/ formal
officialpermission to do something that is given by a ​person or ​group in a ​position of ​power: When he ​suspended the ​constitution and ​dissolvedCongress, he had the imprimatur of the ​armedforces.
(Definition of imprimatur from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

"imprimatur" in Business English

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imprimaturnoun [S]

uk   us   /ˌɪmprɪˈmeɪtər/ formal
officialapproval of something or ​permission to do something: Some of the largest ​investmentbanks also ​provide an imprimatur of ​business respectability on the ​borrower.
officialpermission to ​publish a ​book: The Guide was ​published with the imprimatur of the U.S. ​architecturalindustrygroup.
(Definition of imprimatur from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “imprimatur”
in Chinese (Simplified) (正式的)批准,认可…
in Chinese (Traditional) (正式的)批准,認可…
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