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hallmark

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englishhallmarkhall‧mark1 /ˈhɔːlmɑːk $ ˈhɒːlmɑːrk/ noun [countable] 🔊 🔊 1 SEEMan idea, method, or quality that is typical of a particular person or thinghallmark of 🔊 These hotels still offer the sort of service which was the hallmark of the grand days of travel. 🔊 The explosion had all the hallmarks of a terrorist attack. 🔊 Their performance did not bear the hallmark of European champions.2 HCMa mark put on silver, gold, or platinum that shows the quality of the metal, and where and when it was made
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hallmarkOne key reason was the company opted to step back from the relentless price-cutting that is a hallmark of the juice business.Her health was a hallmark of her personality.Cultural shock was a hallmark of the period.His campaign hallmark is his informality and accessibility.Parler's hallmarks lay in decoration: vaulting and sculpture poured from his workshops.Whatever it was, it didn't bear the hallmark of life in Knockglen.Yet it is stasis, not change, that is the hallmark of evolution.Eddery had to be at his most determined to beat Nominator whose hallmark is toughness.bear the hallmark ofIt also bears the hallmarks of a long-cherished project.In singling out gay men, the offence bears the hallmarks of homophobic prejudice, and belongs to the less tolerant era.Whatever it was, it didn't bear the hallmark of life in Knockglen.It does not, in other words, bear the hallmarks of Thatcherism.
hallmarkhallmark2 verb [transitive] 🔊 🔊 HCMto put a hallmark on silver, gold, or platinum→ See Verb tableHallmarkHallmark trademark 🔊 🔊 a US company that makes greetings cardsFrom Longman Business Dictionaryhallmarkhall‧mark1 /ˈhɔːlmɑːkˈhɒːlmɑːrk/ noun [countable]1an idea, quality, or skill that is typical of a particular person or thingTheir ability to work under tight deadlines is a hallmark of their professionalism.2a mark put on an object made of silver, gold, or PLATINUM that shows the quality of the metal, and where and when it was madea 1998 Philadelphia hallmarkhallmarkhallmark2 verb [transitive] to put a hallmark on silver, gold, or PLATINUM→ See Verb table
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Verb table
hallmark
Simple Form
Present
I, you, we, theyhallmark
he, she, ithallmarks
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Past
I, you, he, she, it, we, theyhallmarked
Present perfect
I, you, we, theyhave hallmarked
he, she, ithas hallmarked
Past perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theyhad hallmarked
Future
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill hallmark
Future perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill have hallmarked
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Continuous Form
Present
Iam hallmarking
he, she, itis hallmarking
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you, we, theyare hallmarking
Past
I, he, she, itwas hallmarking
you, we, theywere hallmarking
Present perfect
I, you, we, theyhave been hallmarking
he, she, ithas been hallmarking
Past perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theyhad been hallmarking
Future
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill be hallmarking
Future perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill have been hallmarking
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