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"imprint" in British English

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imprintverb [T]

uk   /ɪmˈprɪnt/ us   /ɪmˈprɪnt/

imprintnoun

uk   /ˈɪm.prɪnt/ us   /ˈɪm.prɪnt/
  • imprint noun (BOOK)

[C] the name of a publisher as it appears on a particular set of books
  • imprint noun (MARK)

[C usually singular] an occasion when an object presses on something and leaves a mark: The button had left an imprint on my arm.
[S] an occasion when an event or experience becomes fixed in someone's memory or leaves its mark in some way on their appearance: War has left its imprint on the strained faces of these people.
(Definition of imprint from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

"imprint" in American English

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imprintverb [T]

us   /ɪmˈprɪnt/
to mark a surface by pressing something into it, or to fix something firmly in the memory: The terrible scene has been deeply imprinted on my mind.
imprint
noun [C] us   /ˈɪm·prɪnt/
The children enjoyed leaving the imprints of their feet in the wet sand.
(Definition of imprint from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)

"imprint" in Business English

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imprintnoun [C]

uk   /ˈɪmprɪnt/ us  
the name of a company that produces books as it appears on a particular set of books: The company publishes more than 2,100 titles annually under 35 imprints. Each book within an imprint must have the same look, approach, and usability.
information about the company that has produced a book, newspaper, etc. which is usually printed on the title page or the last page: The edition number of the Guardian appears in the imprint on the back page of the paper.
(Definition of imprint from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “imprint”
in Vietnamese dấu…
in Spanish imprimir, grabar, marca…
in Malaysian kesan…
in Thai รอยประทับ…
in French empreinte…
in German der Abdruck…
in Chinese (Traditional) 印,壓印, 銘刻,使銘記…
in Russian след, отпечаток, печать…
in Turkish marka, damga, iz…
in Chinese (Simplified) 印,压印, 铭刻,使铭记…
in Indonesian jejak…
in Polish odcisk, ślad…
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