Meaning of BRAND in English
transcription, транскрипция: [ brænd ]
( brands, branding, branded)
Frequency: The word is one of the 3000 most common words in English.
A brand of a product is the version of it that is made by one particular manufacturer.
Winston is a brand of cigarette...
I bought one of the leading brands.
...a supermarket’s own brand.
N-COUNT : oft N of n , adj N
A brand of something such as a way of thinking or behaving is a particular kind of it.
The British brand of socialism was more interested in reform than revolution.
N-COUNT : N of n
If someone is branded as something bad, people think they are that thing.
I was instantly branded as a rebel...
The company has been branded racist by some of its own staff...
The US administration recently branded him a war criminal.
VERB : be V-ed as n , be V-ed adj , V n n , also V n as n , V n adj
When you brand an animal, you put a permanent mark on its skin in order to show who it belongs to, usually by burning a mark onto its skin.
The owner couldn’t be bothered to brand the cattle.
VERB : V n
Brand is also a noun.
A brand was a mark of ownership burned into the hide of an animal with a hot iron.
A brand is a permanent mark on the skin of an animal, which shows who it belongs to.
Collins COBUILD Advanced Learner's English Dictionary. Английский словарь Коллинз COBUILD для изучающих язык на продвинутом уровне. 2006