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trademarknoun [C]

uk   /ˈtreɪd.mɑːk/ us   /ˈtreɪd.mɑːrk/
  • trademark noun [C] (PRODUCT)

a name or symbol on a product that shows it was made by a particular company, and that it cannot be used by other companies without permission: Velcro is a registered trademark.
(Definition of trademark from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

"trademark" in American English

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trademarknoun [C]

us   /ˈtreɪdˌmɑrk/ symbol
a symbol, name, design, or phrase on a product that shows it is made by a particular company
(Definition of trademark from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)

"trademark" in Business English

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trademarknoun [C]

uk   /ˈtreɪdmɑːk/ us   abbreviation TM
LAW a name or symbol on a product that shows it was made by a particular company, and that it cannot be used by other companies without permission: Google is a trademark of Google Technologies.trademark infringement/protection/violation The retail giant has taken action against a number of small businesses over trademark infringement. trademark laws/rights trademark holders/owners
something that a person or company has or does that makes them easy to notice or recognize: The advert shows a house built out of the bank's trademark red building blocks.

trademarkverb [T]

uk   /ˈtreɪdmɑːk/ us   LAW
to protect a name or symbol on a product or products so that it cannot be used by other companies without permission: trademark a name/phrase/product The phrase was never trademarked by the company.
(Definition of trademark from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “trademark”
in Arabic عَلامة تِجارِيّة…
in Korean 상표…
in Portuguese marca registrada…
in Catalan marca registrada…
in Japanese 商標, トレードマーク…
in Chinese (Simplified) 产品, 商标…
in Turkish marka, ticarî marka…
in Russian торговая марка…
in Chinese (Traditional) 產品, 商標…
in Italian marchio di fabbrica…
in Polish znak towarowy lub handlowy…
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