Meaning of “name-brand” in the English Dictionary

"name-brand" in Business English

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name-brandadjective [ before noun ]


used to describe a product that has the name of the company that made it on it, especially when the company is well-known and can charge higher prices for its products:

They buy old name-brand cartridges, fix or replace worn parts and insert new ink or toner.
name-brand clothing/drugs/goods

used to describe a company that is well-known, and which can therefore charge higher prices for its products:

He recommends buying a computer from a name-brand supplier.

(Definition of “name-brand” from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)