branding

noun
brand·​ing | \ ˈbran-diŋ How to pronounce branding (audio) \

Definition of branding

: the promoting of a product or service by identifying it with a particular brand

Examples of branding in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web The internet quickly confirmed that yes, Beautycounter, in spite of its elevated branding, and reputable standing in the beauty world, is, in fact, an MLM. Sara Petersen, refinery29.com, 29 June 2021 That’s a lot of weight to be bouncing around your waist while trying to move a steer back to the herd or roping calves for branding. Steve Meyer, Anchorage Daily News, 26 June 2021 Your brand is holistic and any change could affect another aspect of your branding. Michael Polk, Rolling Stone, 11 June 2021 Ballard also tells the Ghanaian story through Adinkra symbols used in the Kravs branding. Cristin Espinosa, Dallas News, 12 July 2021 Mandatory education sessions about NIL, monitoring and disclosing deals as well as sessions on financial literacy, personal branding, and contracts are part of the SOAR setup. BostonGlobe.com, 10 July 2021 This phone marks the return of the MagSafe branding. Maren Estrada, BGR, 8 July 2021 Every leader has an origin story in their line of work, and personal branding is all about good storytelling. Goldie Chan, Forbes, 6 July 2021 European countries are notoriously protective of the branding of their regional foods and drinks, and none more so than the French. David Meyer, Fortune, 6 July 2021

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First Known Use of branding

1913, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of branding was in 1913

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Last Updated

28 Jul 2021

Cite this Entry

“Branding.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/branding. Accessed 1 Aug. 2021.

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