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English definition of “name”

name

noun [C]     /neɪm/
a well-known and successful company, person, or product: a big/famous name Some big names in the technology sector were hardest hit.
the reputation of a company, person, or product: good/bad name It is hard to put a value on a firm's good name.
make your name to become famous by achieving something: He had already made his name on Wall Street in the early 90s with his high-risk investment strategies.
[C] (also Lloyd's name) INSURANCE an investor who makes large sums of their own money available to the insurance group Lloyds so that it can provide insurance for organizations or industries that have large risks
→ See also assumed name, big name, brand name noun, change of name, domain name, filename, firm name, household name, trade name
(Definition of name noun from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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