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From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary English
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nameplatename‧plate /ˈneɪmpleɪt/ noun [countable]  AVDa small sign fastened to something, showing the name of the owner or maker, or the person who lives or works in a place
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nameplateCompanies pay many hundred francs just for a nameplate.If they want to make nameplates for their stuffed animals, we can find them wooden plaques.Straus nameplate and laying off 650 employees in the process.With regards to John's regular locomotive, the nameplates are of special interest.The nameplate on his desk said, informally, that his name was Ricky Bell.The nameplate, carrying the paper's title and emblem, will be unveiled by the editor, Magnus Linklater.
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