Definition of nameplate in English:


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Pronunciation: /ˈneɪmpleɪt


  • 1A plate or sign attached to something and bearing the name of the owner, occupier, maker, or the thing itself: a brass nameplate adorned the publisher’s desk
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    • There was a brass nameplate with the name Diane Brown on it and a black and white picture of a young woman and a rather handsome young man on what must have been their wedding day.
    • York took a moment to note the name on his brass nameplate before standing up.
    • She said orders have been issued for Urdu nameplates and route plates which will be seen very soon.
  • 2US The brand name or marque of a motor vehicle.
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    • More than 50 sport-utility vehicle nameplates currently fight for consumers' minds and monies.
    • Over 50 SUV nameplates are now gunning for it in the U.S. market.
    • Navigation systems are installed on 22 different nameplates while HID headlamps are on only 13.

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