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Definition of trade name in English:


1A name that has the status of a trademark.
Example sentences
  • The same symbol might function as a trademark, a service mark and a trade name, depending on the context in which it is used.
  • He said: ‘The web address in our company name is an official trade name and trademark registered in both the UK and the EU.’
  • MyoZap is the trade name for a revolutionary new patented compound called Fraction C.
2A name by which something is known in a particular trade or profession.
Example sentences
  • Each herbicide has a trade name (sometimes more than one), a common name, and a chemical name.

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