Meaning of “imprint” in the English Dictionary

"imprint" in British English

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imprintverb [ T ]

uk /ɪmˈprɪnt/ us /ɪmˈprɪnt/


uk /ˈɪm.prɪnt/ us /ˈɪm.prɪnt/

(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.
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)