name brand

1 of 2

noun

: a product that is made by a well-known company
clothing stores that sell name brands at low prices

name-brand

2 of 2

adjective

: relating to or being a product that is made by a well-known company
name-brand clothing

Examples of name brand in a Sentence

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Noun
Republicans are betting on Brown being a stronger candidate this cycle, while Rosen's name brand doesn't run as deep as her counterpart in the Senate, who served as Nevada's attorney general before coming to the Senate. Kaia Hubbard, CBS News, 11 June 2024 Not for name brand but for the ability to deliver the best product. Sean Krofssik, Hartford Courant, 7 Apr. 2024 New, name brand audio doesn't come cheap, and JBL earbuds are no exception. Stackcommerce Team, PCMAG, 15 Apr. 2024 Supply shortages, such as for sugar and cocoa, will force price increases for Oreos and Ritz, and grocery stores may want to nudge customers towards their own cheaper private brands by keeping name brand costs higher. Sasha Rogelberg, Fortune, 16 Mar. 2024 The decision to buy costly name brand drugs also flouted federal regulations that instruct military health officers to purchase low-cost generics when available, the report found. Michael Kranish, Washington Post, 16 Feb. 2024 Ben & Jerry's call for a halt to fighting in Gaza marks a rare instance of a name brand explicitly supporting an to end Israel's military activities in Gaza. Elizabeth Napolitano, CBS News, 16 Jan. 2024 Here's what to know about Once Upon a Child's second annual Coat Event, offering name brand coats, gloves, hats, snowsuits and more for 50 to 70% off retail prices. Quinn Clark, Journal Sentinel, 6 Sep. 2023 Winslow’s Bungalows Winslow Bungalows If a name brand property is more your thing, Kimpton’s Winslow Bungalows is the perfect mix of quirky Key West and luxury boutique hotel. ELLE, 12 May 2023
Adjective
The mall’s current stores, services and food outlets include a mix of name-brand merchants, service centers and food outlets, much like the 1970 version. Howard Cohen, Miami Herald, 3 June 2024 Amazon has cheap sunglass options that look identical to name-brand options. Christopher Murray, Fox News, 29 May 2024 To all his norm-shattering iterations—flashy businessman, name-brand showman, novice President—Trump has added a new title: felon. Tessa Berenson Rogers, TIME, 30 May 2024 Not even the gradual inclusion of name-brand actors like Colin Farrell, Rachel Weisz and Nicole Kidman could dull the bewilderment (try explaining the plot of 2015’s The Lobster to an unsuspecting bystander), or offer a GPS route through his fragmented, fish-eyed looks at human behavior. David Fear, Rolling Stone, 18 May 2024 The Fresh Foam line features super-cushioned midsoles that fans say rival other name-brand options and some runners prefer that this one isn’t so heavy on the arch support. Kristine Solomon, Travel + Leisure, 9 May 2024 Walmart has travel shampoo and conditioners for under $10 and Amazon has name-brand options for just a few dollars more. Christopher Murray, Fox News, 7 May 2024 His gear isn’t name-brand and his trail food consists of instant noodles and granola bars. Maura Fox, San Diego Union-Tribune, 5 May 2024 View matching name-brand paint shades on your smartphone and browse sRBG HEX, CMYK, and LAB color codes. Stack Commerce, Popular Science, 18 Apr. 2024

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“Name brand.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/name%20brand. Accessed 21 Jun. 2024.

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