brand name

noun
1.
a word, name, symbol, etc., especially one legally registered as a trademark, used by a manufacturer or merchant to identify its products distinctively from others of the same type and usually prominently displayed on its goods, in advertising, etc.
2.
a product, line of products, or service bearing a widely known brand name.
3.
Informal. a person who is notable or famous, especially in a particular field: The reception was replete with brand names from politics and the arts.

Origin:
1920–25

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brand-name

[brand-neym]
adjective
1.
having or being a brand name: nationally known brand-name food products.
2.
Informal. widely familiar; well-known: Several brand-name personalities will be performing at the benefit.

Origin:
1920–25

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brand name
 
n
another name for brand

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Example sentences
Traditionally the company has grown by developing its own brand-name branches.
It has secured partnerships with some brand-name health providers.
Maybe we'd all be better off taking fewer brand-name drugs.
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