trademark

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  • IPA(key): /ˈtreɪdmɑː(r)k/
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Adjective[edit]

trademark (not comparable)

  1. (informal) distinctive, characteristic, signature
    • 2011 October 15, Owen Phillips, “Stoke 2 - 0 Fulham”, BBC Sport:
      Riise did crash a fantastic, trademark free-kick against the bar from 25 yards but it was the Potters who increasingly posed the greater threat.

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Noun[edit]

trademark (plural trademarks)

  1. ​A word, symbol, or phrase used to identify a particular company's product and differentiate it from other companies' products.
  2. Any proprietary business, product or service name.
    • 2005, Kai A. Olsen, The Internet, the Web, and eBusiness, page xv:
      Trademark Notice / The following are trademarks or registered trademarks of their respective companies: [] Google is a trademark of Google Corporation; eBay is a trademark of eBay, Inc.

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Verb[edit]

trademark (third-person singular simple present trademarks, present participle trademarking, simple past and past participle trademarked)

  1. To register something as a trademark.
  2. To so label a product.

Usage notes[edit]

Among practitioners of trademark law, it is generally considered incorrect to use “trademark” as a verb; the preferred terminology would be to use a trademark or to register a trademark.