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)