imprint ( imprints plural & 3rd person present) ( imprinting present participle) ( imprinted past tense & past participle )
The noun is pronounced ɪmprɪnt. The verb is pronounced ɪmprɪnt.
1 n-count If something leaves an imprint on a place or on your mind, it has a strong and lasting effect on it.
usu sing, usu N of/on n
The city bears the imprint of Japanese investment...
2 verb When something is imprintedon your memory, it is firmly fixed in your memory so that you will not forget it.
The skyline of domes and minarets was imprinted on my memory... be V-ed on/in n
He repeated the names, as if to imprint them in his mind... V n on/in n
3 n-count An imprint is a mark or outline made by the pressure of one object on another.
The ground still bore the imprints of their feet.
4 verb If a surface is imprintedwith a mark or design, that mark or design is printed on the surface or pressed into it.
Stationery can be imprinted with your message or logo... be V-ed with/on n
Translation English Cobuild Collins Dictionary
n impression, indentation, mark, print, sign, stamp
vb engrave, establish, etch, fix, impress, print, stamp
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