imprimatur Definition in the Cambridge English Dictionary
Cambridge Dictionaries online Cambridge Dictionaries online

The most popular online dictionary and thesaurus for learners of English

Definition of “imprimatur” - English Dictionary

Definition of "imprimatur" - British English Dictionary

See all translations

imprimaturnoun [S]

uk   /ˌɪm.prɪˈmeɪ.tər/  us   /-t̬ɚ/ formal
officialpermission to do something that is given by a ​person or ​group in a ​position of ​power: When he ​suspended the ​constitution and ​dissolvedCongress, he had the imprimatur of the ​armedforces.
(Definition of imprimatur from the Cambridge Advanced Learners Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

Definition of "imprimatur" - Business English Dictionary

See all translations

imprimaturnoun [S]

uk   us   /ˌɪmprɪˈmeɪtər/ formal
officialapproval of something or ​permission to do something: Some of the largest ​investmentbanks also ​provide an imprimatur of ​business respectability on the ​borrower.
officialpermission to ​publish a ​book: The Guide was ​published with the imprimatur of the U.S. ​architecturalindustrygroup.
(Definition of imprimatur from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “imprimatur”
in Chinese (Simplified) (正式的)批准,认可…
in Chinese (Traditional) (正式的)批准,認可…
What is the pronunciation of imprimatur?
Add Cambridge dictionaries to your browser to your website
Word of the Day

harvest

to pick and collect crops, or to collect plants, animals, or fish to eat

Word of the Day

In London but at the station: prepositions for talking about travel
In London but at the station: prepositions for talking about travel
by Liz Walter,
September 02, 2015
Several readers have asked for information on prepositions, so I will start with a blog post that looks at an area where they are really important: travel. The first thing to remember is that we use to (and not ‘in’) after the verb go: We are going to London. I went to

Read More 

parklet noun
parklet noun
August 31, 2015
a public outdoor space that may be associated with a local business but where anyone can sit Pop-up cafes in NY are what’s actually called parklets in many other places around the country.

Read More