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indicia

Syllabification: in·di·ci·a
Pronunciation: /inˈdiSH(ē)ə
 
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Definition of indicia in English:

plural noun

formal
1Signs, indications, or distinguishing marks: learned footnotes and other indicia of scholarship
More example sentences
  • That is why I am about to go through the various indicia which indicate that there is a limited extraterritorial effect in this legislation.
  • Later I suggested a number of indicia for the definition of a political crime.
  • These matters could be incidental indicia of a real partnership, but indicia of substance (partnership accounts, sharing of profits and expenses etc.) are simply not here.
1.1Markings used on address labels or bulk mail as a substitute for stamps.
Example sentences
  • These are the indicias your printer needs to use for standard or non-profit mailings.
  • Permit imprint indicias for international mail must be prepared in one of the formats shown in Exhibit 152.34.
  • You can alter the locations and permit number on the indicias we provide to accommodate your mailing house's specifications.

Origin

early 17th century: plural of Latin indicium, from index, indic- 'informer, sign'.

Words that rhyme with indicia

Felicia, Galicia, Lycia, Mysia

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