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Pronunciation: /ˈhɔːlmɑːrk; ˈhɔːlmɑːk/

Translation of hallmark in Spanish:


  • 1 (on gold, silver, platinum) contraste (masculine), sello (masculine) (de contraste)
    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) distintivo (masculine), sello (masculine) 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/verbo transitivo

  • contrastar is it hallmarked? ¿tiene el sello de contraste?

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