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See Spanish definition of marca
1.2(type) tipo masculine(style) estilo masculineher brand of socialism — su tipo de socialismo
2.1(identification mark)(hecha a fuego) marca femininehierro masculinethe visible brand of poverty — la señal visible de la pobreza
3 literary(torch)tea feminine(with masculine article in the singular) hacha feminine literary
1(mark)(cattle/crate) (con hierro candente) marcarwords branded on his memory — palabras grabadas en su memoria
- But even without Augmented memory, this piece would have been branded indelibly on his brain.
- There were no wrinkles, no folds, or stretch marks that would have branded her a mother.
- An imprint left from the wooden crevices branded a mark on her face as she gritted her teeth.
- They are cursed to the tenth generation and should be branded with a mark before their long and painful deaths.
- Cattle raising, an important source and symbol of wealth in the countryside, was feasible for many because the animals were branded and left to graze freely on open land.
- Provision would be made to brand the animals, which would be seen by veterinarians provided by the provincial department.
- Peasants spoke of the arrival of the collective farm as the coming of the Antichrist where all would be branded with the mark of the devil.
- So they had branded the mark of rejection upon her throat, and sent her away in shame.
- She guessed that it was some form of branding the animal; a method of identification.
- Then the suits came, branded everyone with these marks and turned us into slaves.
- This is for branding me and putting these cursed marks on my hands.
- Ember was branded with a softer, smaller version of Stone's mark with the outline of a flame surrounding it, representing a burning coal.
- Still other cowboys recalled that cattle were branded on their left hips "because persons read from left to right" and thus read "from the head toward the tail."
- Calves need to be branded for the purposes of identification.
- Steers branded by hot iron showed significantly higher maximum and average head movement distances than either freeze branded or sham-branded steers.
- The branding scene below is shown on Egyptian Tomb walls dating back to 2,000 B.C.
2(label)to brand sth/sb as sth — tachar / tildar algo/a algn de algo
- Sometimes consumers may be quite happy buying a low-priced branded product knowing that it is a counterfeit copy.
- An update will also be welcome on the firm's decision to start selling branded products through supermarket discounter Lidl.
- He made his millions selling low-cost branded perfumes to retailers.
- To qualify for the programme, resellers must sell and brand systems that use boxed Intel processors and successfully complete special training.
- Point of sale advertising has long been a popular marketing tool for mobile phone operators, but branding entire shop fronts is a relatively new development.
- Fully 70 percent of respondents surveyed said they wish that store brand products were available in as wide a selection as branded products.
- As more branded products take over the refrigerated dairy sections of the supermarket, perceived value becomes even more important.
- The Board also observed, as a starting point, the need to brand the Zambian tourism products as one of the marketing strategies.
- It is branding the product as ‘the first sustainable fish finger’ since the concept of marketing strips of battered fish to kids first took off, back in 1955.
- How do you go about branding a product that conjures up slabs of flesh displayed behind a spotless glass counter?
- But branded industrial products face a different challenge.
- He said Zambia had not only great tourism potential but also a competitive edge over other countries in the region, and could lead in tourism if her products were properly branded.
- ‘There's always been a gut feeling that kids and radio would be a good way to brand a product,’ says Fries.
- That's good for marketers and agencies who are trying to find new ways to brand products.
- That began partly on a lark, but is now crucial to branding the Target discount store chain, where sales are rising.
- This is particularly true when it comes to flavored milk, where 68 percent of all product sold is branded, he says.
- The program then asks the recipient to enter their credit card details to a form on the screen that appears to have all the correctly branded logos.
- Instead the country will capitalize on selling unique, branded products and services to affluent global consumers.
- Of the batteries that failed, two were branded Nokia, and two were labelled Mobile Plus.
- He created the fashion label, food lines and then an airline all branded Kingfisher.
- To accept this, however, would be to underrate our heroine, branding her as some kind of cheap accessory when she is, by many accounts, a gutsy and rugged individual.
- I could go on, but all I can say is that branding her as someone unfit to serve because of her politics is grossly unfair.
- He angrily criticised the national guards supporting the troops, branding them as ‘traitors’.
- Haven't I lost enough on this venture which will probably accomplish little more than branding me as a charlatan?
- The company said that the director was not making a bona fide case - which was like branding him a liar.
- ‘It is a matter of concern to my client that the tribunal in the previous module has branded him a liar,’ he told the chairman.
- Then she's branded a liar and a seductress at their trial.
- Polygraphs are not only worthless but they cause innocent people to be branded as liars.
- To a certain extent at least, the program gave a human face to the people that the government brands as criminals.
- This threat to humanity often seems distant, and those who express heightened concern are regularly branded alarmists.
- Animal welfare officers have branded airgun-toting yobs as ‘heartless’ after a seven-month-old kitten was shot in the neck.
- A Hampshire animal rescue charity has branded those responsible for dumping a dog into a river as ‘monsters’.
- The family of a man have branded his attackers ‘animals’ after his nose was bitten off in a pub fight.
- I walk round a free man and am cleansed of the stigma of being branded a murderer.
- He despised music competitions, so integral to the classical world, branding them ‘a blood sport.’
- Instead, most black leaders didn't raise their voice in protest, apparently out of concern that they might be branded unpatriotic for doing so.
- But a concerted campaign to brand him a psychopath is, to my mind, not merely gutter journalism but contemptible.
- To some people, those characteristics are enough to brand it evil.
- And they'll stop branding us with all of these negative labels.
- But mark my words: you'll be branded as an incompetent for having made this small slip.
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