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noun

a word, name, symbol, etc., especially one legally registered as a trademark, used by a manufacturer or merchant to identify its products distinctively from others of the same type and usually prominently displayed on its goods, in advertising, etc.
a product, line of products, or service bearing a widely known brand name.
Informal. a person who is notable or famous, especially in a particular field: The reception was replete with brand names from politics and the arts.

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Origin of brand name

First recorded in 1920–25

Definition for brand name (2 of 2)

brand-name
[ brand-neym ]
/ ˈbrændˌneɪm /

adjective

having or being a brand name: nationally known brand-name food products.
Informal. widely familiar; well-known: Several brand-name personalities will be performing at the benefit.

Origin of brand-name

First recorded in 1920–25
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brand name

noun

another name for brand (def. 2)
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