brand·ed | \ˈbran-dəd \

Definition of branded 

: having a brand name branded products

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Guests will be able to visit the tap room, buy branded merchandise, and dine in the 270-seat restaurant. Brittany Shoot, Fortune, "Cheers! Guinness Opening First U.S. Brewery in 64 Years," 28 June 2018 Amazon’s plans for its own-branded delivery service are moving ahead, as the company seeks to reduce its reliance on established delivery services like FedEx (fdx, -3.01%) and UPS (ups, -1.08%). David Meyer, Fortune, "Amazon Wants to Help Entrepreneurs Start Businesses—That Deliver Amazon Packages," 28 June 2018 Another new feature that is coming soon is an expansion of a Famebit integration, which helped brands hire YouTubers to make branded content. Shannon Liao, The Verge, "YouTube will now let creators play prerecorded videos during live streams," 21 June 2018 But its profits would add to the money Metro already receives in royalties from branded merchandise and souvenirs sold at third-party establishments such as Target and Bed Bath & Beyond. Martine Powers, Washington Post, "Metro Inc. Is it too late for a Washington transit branding reboot?," 1 Apr. 2018 The difference today is that a lot of studios would rather just make branded tentpole guaranteed box-office hits from their inventory ... than take chances on smaller films. David Sims, The Atlantic, "Steven Spielberg's Netflix Fears," 27 Mar. 2018 Offering a product that is similar to an own-branded bank account could help reduce fees Amazon pays to financial companies and provide it with valuable data on customers’ income and spending habits. Gerard Baker, WSJ, "The 10-Point.," 6 Mar. 2018 In August 2016, the company unveiled its first branded cargo plane, one of 40 jetliners that were expected to make up its own air transportation network. David Pierson,, "Amazon reportedly launching a delivery service for businesses," 9 Feb. 2018 By law, generics makers have to follow the same protocol that the branded companies use. Cynthia Koons,, "The Loopholes Drug Companies Use to Keep Prices High," 20 Dec. 2017

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1897, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of branded was in 1897

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English Language Learners Definition of branded

: having a well-known brand name

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