brand·​ed | \ ˈbran-dəd How to pronounce branded (audio) \

Definition of branded

: having a brand name branded products

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Recent Examples on the Web Sales of private-label products grew 3.6% over the year that ended in October, while branded products grew 1.7%, according to Nielsen. Alexia Elejalde-ruiz,, "Budget Shangri-La: How discount chain Aldi is giving those fancy grocery stores a run for their money," 6 Dec. 2019 Producers are counting on such initiatives to appeal to consumers who consider branded water healthier than tap. Thomas Mulier,, "Coke, Pepsi, and Nestle Plan to Profit From Your Tap Water," 1 Nov. 2019 Subscription TV — the place that gave us the most unconventional programming since local cable — might soon resemble a fifth grader’s birthday party, replete with superheroes, space battles and more branded characters than Comic-Con. Los Angeles Times, "Commentary: Streaming TV sparked a creative revolution. Now it’s at risk of losing its edge," 10 Oct. 2019 The agreement gives 5 percent of Nike’s revenue on the branded merchandise to NYC & Company, New York City’s tourism bureau., "Amazon drivers can move forward with class-action lawsuit," 21 Aug. 2019 The business, based in Fort Worth, Texas, operates half a dozen product divisions, including clothing, bags and electronics for businesses, workplace uniforms and other branded merchandise. Parija Kavilanz, CNN, "Big companies feel the sting of Trump's trade war. But small businesses are in agony," 4 Sep. 2019 In January, HP Hood, a $2 billion legacy dairy company, launched Planet Oat, the company’s first branded nondairy offering. Rachel Sugar, Vox, "Oatly and the quest for the perfect alt-milk," 14 Aug. 2019 For JPMorgan and other banks, promoting their own branded cards while keeping airline partners happy is a tough balancing act. David Benoit, WSJ, "Sapphire Reserve Strains JPMorgan’s Ties With United Airlines," 27 June 2019 The office has an event space filled with cornhole, foosball, table tennis, giant Jenga and Connect 4 plus a DP swag store with plenty of branded merchandise. Leigh Farr, azcentral, "MEDIUM COMPANY RANKINGS:," 13 June 2019

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First Known Use of branded

1897, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of branded was in 1897

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20 Dec 2019

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“Branded.” The Dictionary, Merriam-Webster Inc., Accessed 28 January 2020.

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English Language Learners Definition of branded

: having a well-known brand name

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