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brand

noun [C]  /brænd/ us  

brand noun [C] (PRODUCT)

a type of product made by a particular company: This isn’t my usual brand of deodorant.

brand noun [C] (MARK)

a special symbol on the skin of an animal that shows it belongs to someone: cattle brands

brand

verb [T]  /brænd/ us  

brand verb [T] (JUDGE)

to consider or refer to someone as being bad or as having done something bad: They branded him as a man without moral convictions.

brand verb [T] (MARK)

to mark the skin of an animal with a particular symbol to show that you own it
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