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imprint

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englishimprintim‧print1 /ˈɪmprɪnt/ noun [countable] 🔊 🔊 1 MARKthe mark left by an object being pressed into or onto somethingimprint of 🔊 the imprint of her hand on the soft sand2 technicalTCN the name of a publisher as it appears on a book
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imprintThere are more than 2,500 volumes of pre-1800 imprint, and an extensive assemblage of maps, illustrations and ephemera.Each phase is the outcome of the one before, whilst bearing the chronic imprint of an interior design.In the gardens the grass glistened with dew, which left imprints where the soldiers' feet had passed.This dictionary is published under the Longman imprint.The major collective syntheses were invariably supervised by the most senior figures in the profession and bear the imprint of authority.At its summit is a boulder with a hollow resembling the imprint of a man's foot.A third saguaro lies full-length in the dirt, one end squashed flat and stamped with the imprint of tire treads.Proprietors do appoint editors and chief-executives; they decide budgets and manning levels and they put their imprint on the total organizations.Its vistas leave a warm and timeless imprint on even the most jaded memory.imprint ofa rock with a fossil imprint of algae
imprintim‧print2 /ɪmˈprɪnt/ verb 🔊 🔊 1 [transitive]MARK to print or press the mark of an object on somethingimprint something on/in/onto something 🔊 One snowy morning, footprints and tyre marks were imprinted in the snow.2 literaryREMEMBER to become fixed in your mind or memory so that you never forgetimprint something on your mind/memory/brain etc 🔊 The sight of Joe’s dead body was imprinted on his mind forever.→ See Verb table
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imprintHe glanced down the codings listed on the last of the semi-opaque sheets and imprinted his authorisation.The final image he imprinted on Greg's mind was a handsome wreck, a St Pancras Station of a man.The chick will not imprint on objects seen after that time.Duncan read through the list, imprinting the information into his memory.Human beings appear to need to imprint themselves on the land.Sjoo and Mor tell us that the ancient Arabs imprinted vulvas on its surface.
From Longman Business Dictionaryimprintim‧print /ˈɪmprɪnt/ noun [countable]1the names of the PUBLISHER and the PRINTER as they appear on a bookbooks published under the Books For Young Readersimprint2ORGANIZATIONSa publishing companyOver the next three years, the imprint will publish between 300 and 400 books from its backlist.
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Verb table
imprint
Simple Form
Present
I, you, we, theyimprint
he, she, itimprints
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Past
I, you, he, she, it, we, theyimprinted
Present perfect
I, you, we, theyhave imprinted
he, she, ithas imprinted
Past perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theyhad imprinted
Future
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill imprint
Future perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill have imprinted
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Continuous Form
Present
Iam imprinting
he, she, itis imprinting
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you, we, theyare imprinting
Past
I, he, she, itwas imprinting
you, we, theywere imprinting
Present perfect
I, you, we, theyhave been imprinting
he, she, ithas been imprinting
Past perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theyhad been imprinting
Future
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill be imprinting
Future perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill have been imprinting
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