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Meaning of “trademark” in the English Dictionary

"trademark" in British English

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trademarknoun [C]

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

a ​name or ​symbol on a ​product that ​shows it was made by a ​particularcompany, 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 ​particularcompany
(Definition of trademark from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)

"trademark" in Business English

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trademarknoun [C]

uk   us   /ˈtreɪdmɑːk/ ( 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 ​retailgiant has taken ​action against a ​number of ​smallbusinesses 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 ​advertshows a ​housebuilt out of the bank's trademark ​redbuildingblocks.

trademarkverb [T]

uk   us   /ˈtreɪdmɑːk/ 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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