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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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n. - Formal and explicit approval.

Usage examples (36)
  • An imprimatur is not guarantee of theological soundness, in reality.
  • However, Rome's imprimatur is required before sainthood can be declared.
  • The hymns to which he gave his imprimatur are a most important part of the public worship of his followers.
  • The conclusion is obvious; the imprimatur was a momentary insincerity for which there must have been specific, exterior reasons. for more
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