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brand

noun badge, colophon, copyright label, earmark, emblem, hallmark, identification mark, identiiication tag, impress, imprint, insignia, label, mark, nota, owner's mark, owner's sign, piste, seal, sigil, sign, signet, smirch, stain, stamp, sticker, stigma, stigmatism, tag, taint, ticket, token, trade name, trademark, watermark
Associated concepts: brand name

brand

(Mark), verb autograph, blaze, distinguish by mark, earmark, emblaze, emboss, endorse, engrave, identify, impress, imprint, inscribe, label, notam homini inurere, notare, print, put a mark on, put an indication on, seal, sign, stamp, tag

brand

(Stigmatize), verb asperse, attaint, besmear, bespatter, blacken, blot, bring into discredit, cast a slur upon, cast aspersions at, corrupt, debase, decry, defame, defile, deride, derogate, dirty, discredit, disgrace, dishonor, disparage, excite disapprobation, hold up to shame, impugn, involve in shame, malign, pillory, put to shame, reflect upon, slur, smear, smirch, smudge, soil, stain, sully, taint, tar, throw dishonor upon, vilify, vilipend
Associated concepts: libel, reputation, slander
See also: arraign, attaint, burn, class, classify, condemn, defame, denigrate, denounce, derogate, disapprove, discredit, disgrace, dishonor, disparagement, disrepute, earmark, humiliate, ignominy, implicate, indicant, indication, infamy, involve, kind, label, manner, onus, opprobrium, pillory, reproach, scandal, shame, smear, specialty, stamp, stigma, sully, tarnish, trademark

TO BRAND. An ancient mode of punishment, which was to inflict a mark on an offender with a hot iron. This barbarous punishment has been generally disused.

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But before generic drugs are approved, they must not only have identical active chemical compounds as brandname drugs, but the quantity and speed of absorption of its ingredients into the bloodstream must also be the same or similar.
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Also, a useful section of the book cross-references commonly abused substances from generic to brandname drugs.
Though he studied a brandname forage-grass hybrid of sorghum and sudangrass, Robbins says any hybrid of those grasses should yield a similar CO2 production rate from its roots.
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Some people think brandname drugs are better, but if it's the same active ingredient and the same dosage, you can expect the same results and pay a whole lot less.
Yet among 43 editorials in the review, more than half expressed a negative view of substituting generic drugs for brandname medications.
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The computer is one of the products designed for a joint marketing project in which several major companies in different sectors are working together to produce goods for young consumers under the WiLL brandname.
poverty becomes an advantage in the cutthroat game in which brandname companies shop around the world for the cheapest female labor.
Eugene Davis, Emerson's president, said the new subsidiary will oversee product development, pricing and all other related matters concerning the Emerson brandname products.