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1trademark

noun trade·mark \-ˌmärk\

: something (such as a word) that identifies a particular company's product and cannot be used by another company without permission

: a quality or way of behaving, speaking, etc., that is very typical of a particular person, group, or organization

Full Definition of TRADEMARK

1
:  a device (as a word) pointing distinctly to the origin or ownership of merchandise to which it is applied and legally reserved to the exclusive use of the owner as maker or seller
2
:  a distinguishing characteristic or feature firmly associated with a person or thing <wearing his trademark bow tie and derby hat>
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Examples of TRADEMARK

  1. Kleenex is a registered trademark.
  2. Outspokenness has always been his trademark.
  3. Courtesy is the company's trademark.

First Known Use of TRADEMARK

1838

2trademark

transitive verb

Definition of TRADEMARK

:  to secure trademark rights for :  register the trademark of

First Known Use of TRADEMARK

1906
TRADEMARK[2] Defined for Kids

trademark

noun trade·mark \ˈtrād-ˌmärk\

Definition of TRADEMARK for Kids

:  a device (as a word) that points clearly to the origin or ownership of merchandise to which it is applied and that is legally reserved for use only by the owner
Medical Dictionary

trademark

noun trade·mark \ˈtrād-ˌmärk\

Medical Definition of TRADEMARK

:  a device (as a word or mark) that points distinctly to the origin or ownership of merchandise to which it is applied and that is legally reserved for the exclusive use of the owner—compare service mark

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