brand-name

adjective \ ˈbran(d)-ˈnām \
Updated on: 10 Dec 2017

Definition of brand-name

1 : of or relating to a brand name
  • brand-name products
2 : having a well-known and usually highly regarded or marketable name
  • brand-name authors
  • the … party lacks brand-name guests or good food
  • —Ryan Lizza

First Known Use of brand-name

1935


brand name

noun

Definition of brand name

1 : an arbitrarily adopted name that is given by a manufacturer or merchant to an article or service to distinguish it as produced or sold by that manufacturer or merchant and that may be used and protected as a trademark
2 : one having a well-known and usually highly regarded or marketable name

Examples of brand name in a Sentence

  1. The drug is sold under several brand names.

Recent Examples of brand name from the Web

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First Known Use of brand name

1922


BRAND-NAME Defined for English Language Learners

brand-name

adjective

Definition of brand-name for English Language Learners

  • : having a well-known brand name


brand name

noun

Definition of brand name for English Language Learners

  • : a name that is given to a product by the company that produces or sells it


Law Dictionary

brand name

noun

legal Definition of brand name


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