Definition of brand name in English:

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brand name

Pronunciation: /ˈbran(d) ˈˌnām/


1A name given by the maker to a product or range of products, especially a trademark.
Example sentences
  • They have a bigger co-pay for the brand-name product, and a still higher co-pay for the most expensive drug.
  • Companies will continue to advertise their brand-name products to the hilt.
  • Not one was a brand-name drug produced by a big pharmaceutical company!
1.1A familiar or widely known name: [as modifier]: younger writers who clamber toward brand-name status
More example sentences
  • Under this interpretation, brand name is at least as important as Web site domain name.
  • Another weakness typical of our time is to turn an artist's best-known work into a kind of brand name.
  • It goes without saying that you'll have to pay a premium for its uniqueness and brand name.

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