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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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Through the Center for Drug Evaluation and Research (CDER), a review is conducted by the Division of Medication Error Prevention and Analysis (DMEPA) in consultation with the Division of Drug Marketing, Advertising and Communications (DDMAC) to determine the acceptability of the proposed proprietary name.
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In addition, the company is preparing to launch lixisenatide in the EU in late Q1 2013 under the proprietary name Lyxumia.
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Finally, the Cyrillic index lists nonproprietary and proprietary names alphabetically in Russian.
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There, the durum pasta produced by Rey Pastificio is distributed under various proprietary names in the stores of large retailers such as Carrefour, Aldi, Reve-Billa, or Lidl.
In the last part the profile of twenty-four steroids with their alternative names, proprietary names, therapeutic dose and usage, and street information is presented.
FDA is closer to releasing a third naming guidance on the process for submitting proprietary names for evaluation," Holquist said.