Stamp

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Definition

a stamp: a mark, an imprint, a mould; a small adhesive token stuck on a letter or package to indicate that postal fees have been paid
noun
Could you buy me some stamps at the post-office? I need to post a letter.
to give something a stamp of approval to give something the thumbs up, to approve something

to stamp: to print, to mark, to impress, to engrave, to imprint
verb
This package is stamped 'confidential' in big black letters.
My award is stamped with the official seal of the mayor.

Pronunciation examples
UK: I hope my project will get the stamp of approval from the boss.
US: Do you sell stamps? I need to send this letter to Mexico.
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Examples

  • "STAMP"
  • "Stay tuned everyone, because next we'll meet the man with the biggest stamp collection in the world."

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