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hallmark
American English: /ˈhɔlˌmɑrk/
British English: /ˈhɔːlmɑːk/

Translation of hallmark in Spanish:

noun

  • 1 (on gold, silver, platinum)
    Example sentences
    • This is to be an appeal against the proposal by Italy for the abandonment of hallmarks on gold and silver throughout the EU.
    • He listed the weight of silver, the hallmarks and commented on the quality of the workmanship.
    • Also included is a section titled ‘Who's Who in the House of Faberge,’ giving the workmasters, the companies, and their hallmarks and other stamps.
  • 2 (distinguishing characteristic) the hallmark of a gentleman
    el (sello) distintivo de un caballero
    the hallmark of quality
    el distintivo or el sello de calidad
    it bore all the hallmarks of a crime of passion
    tenía todas las características de un crimen pasional
    Example sentences
    • Intellectual consistency is the hallmark of a fine legal mind.
    • They may not be the best hurling team around but they have some fine players and the hallmark of their play is honest endeavour.
    • A true coffee lover knows that the hallmark of a truly fine establishment is the free refill.

transitive verb

  • is it hallmarked?
    ¿tiene el sello de contraste?
    Example sentences
    • For 700 years - let me repeat that for 700 years we have had a system for hallmarking precious metals.
    • The phone is hallmarked by the Swiss Assay office.
    • The Carriage Office continues to license taxis and hackneys in the city and the Assay Office, which hallmarks genuine silver artifacts, also perpetuates a centuries old tradition.
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