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imprint

verb [T] uk   us   /ɪmˈprɪnt/
to mark a surface by pressing something hard into it to fix an event or experience so firmly in the memory that it cannot be forgotten although you do not try to remember it: That look of grief would be imprinted on her mind forever.

imprint

noun uk   us   /ˈɪm.prɪnt/

imprint noun (BOOK)

[C] the name of a publisher as it appears on a particular set of books

imprint noun (MARK)

[C usually singular] an occasion when an object presses on something and leaves a mark: The button had left an imprint on my arm. [S] an occasion when an event or experience becomes fixed in someone's memory or leaves its mark in some way on their appearance: War has left its imprint on the strained faces of these people.
Translations of “imprint”
in Vietnamese dấu…
in Spanish huella, marca, impresión…
in Thai รอยประทับ…
in Malaysian kesan…
in French empreinte…
in German der Abdruck…
in Chinese (Traditional) 印,壓印, 銘刻,使銘記…
in Indonesian jejak…
in Russian след, отпечаток, печать…
in Turkish marka, damga, iz…
in Chinese (Simplified) 印,压印, 铭刻,使铭记…
in Polish odcisk, ślad…
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