[ pruh-prahy-i-ter-ee neym ]
/ prəˈpraɪ ɪˌtɛr i ˈneɪm /
a name of a product or service that is protected by a patent, copyright, or trademark and cannot be used by another party for commercial purposes without permission of the registered owner or licensee.
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“I do believe that the buck stops here, that I cannot rely upon public opinion polls to tell me what is right. I do believe that right makes might and that if I am wrong, 10 angels swearing I was right would make no difference.”
Origin of proprietary name
First recorded in 1895–1900
Words nearby proprietary name
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British Dictionary definitions for proprietary name
a name that is a trademark
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Medical definitions for proprietary name
The patented brand name or trademark under which a manufacturer markets a product.
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