imprint

imprint
imprint im‧print [ˈɪmprɪnt] noun [countable]
1. the names of the publisher and the printer as they appear on a book:

• books published under the Books For Young Readers imprint

2. ORGANIZATIONS a publishing company:

• Over the next three years, the imprint will publish between 300 and 400 books from its backlist.

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imprint UK US /ˈɪmprɪnt/ noun [C]
the name of a company that produces books as it appears on a particular set of books: »

The company publishes more than 2,100 titles annually under 35 imprints.

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Each book within an imprint must have the same look, approach, and usability.

information about the company that has produced a book, newspaper, etc. which is usually printed on the title page or the last page: »

The edition number of the Guardian appears in the imprint on the back page of the paper.


Financial and business terms. 2012.

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  • imprint — [im print′; ] for n. [ im′print΄] vt. [ME emprenten < OFr empreinter < empreinte, an imprint < pp. of empreindre < L imprimere < in , on + premere, to PRESS1] 1. to mark by or as by pressing or stamping; impress [to imprint a paper …   English World dictionary

  • Imprint — Im*print , v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Imptrinted}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Imprinting}.] [OE. emprenten, F. empreint, p. p. of empreindre to imprint, fr. L. imprimere to impres, imprint. See 1st {In }, {Print}, and cf. {Impress}.] 1. To impress; to mark by… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Imprint — Im print, n. [Cf. F. empreinte impress, stamp. See {Imprint}, v. t.] Whatever is impressed or imprinted; the impress or mark left by something; specifically, the name of the printer or publisher (usually) with the time and place of issue, in the… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • imprint — (v.) late 14c., from O.Fr. empreinter, from empreinte, noun use of fem. pp. of eimpreindre to impress, imprint, from V.L. *impremere, from L. imprimere to impress, imprint (see IMPRESS (Cf. impress)). As a noun from mid 15c …   Etymology dictionary

  • imprint — ► VERB 1) (usu. be imprinted) make (a mark) on an object by pressure. 2) make an impression or mark on. 3) (imprint on) (of a young animal) come to recognize (another animal, person, or thing) as a parent. ► NOUN 1) an impressed mark. 2) …   English terms dictionary

  • imprint — [n] impression; symbol banner, dent, design, effect, emblem, heading, impress, indentation, influence, mark, name, print, sign, signature, stamp, trace, trademark; concepts 284,625 imprint [v] stamp designate, engrave, establish, etch, fix,… …   New thesaurus

  • imprint — index brand, brand (mark), caption, copy, embed, fingerprints, impression, inculcate …   Law dictionary

  • imprint — n print, impression, impress, stamp …   New Dictionary of Synonyms

  • imprint — is pronounced with the stress on the first syllable as a noun and on the second syllable as a verb …   Modern English usage

  • Imprint — Ein Imprint ist im Verlagswesen eine Wortmarke, die im Buchhandel wie ein Verlag gehandhabt wird. Hinter ihr steht jedoch ein anders benanntes Verlagsunternehmen. Imprints dienen primär dem Marketing gegenüber dem Buchhändler und dem Endkunden.… …   Deutsch Wikipedia

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