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imprimatur

RC Church a licence granted by a bishop certifying the Church's approval of a book to be published

imprimatur

license given by Roman Catholic Church to publish a book. [Christian Hist.: Misc.]
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Food with the imprimatur of `USDA Organic' could give the impression that the government has declared these foods purer or safer than other foods, when it has not, and when there is no scientific evidence warranting they do so in the first place.
The site of his untimely demise in London's Mayfair was recently adorned with an English Heritage blue plaque, the imprimatur of metropolitan respectability.
Gambling, more than almost any business, has the potential to corrupt government, because it generates mammoth profits and its very existence depends on government imprimatur.
The two have entered into a venture to distribute Harvard's existing print publications, as well as reports, internet and intranet products and services for consumers, corporations and managed care organizations under the Harvard Medical School imprimatur.
While there is no shortage of studies of the great picture book published by Albrecht Durer under his own imprimatur in 1498, the literature to date has been heavily weighted toward stylistic and iconographic analysis, and the changes in the fifteen woodblocks that distinguish each edition from the next.
While not designated as the "official" biography in the traditional sense of that term, David Leeming enjoyed, nevertheless, the dual privileges of having the imprimatur of some of Baldwin's family as well as the active cooperation of some relatives.
Once again, by those under 40 and over, attention is being paid - not only because these are among the best of new Japanese works, but because they are new works with the imprimatur of Tadashi Suzuki.
The advertisers who are listed under the guide's imprimatur must first sign the statement: "I have been born again according to John 3:3 and I pledge to hold the highest Biblical code of ethics in my business transactions.
In essence, the IRS National Office has put its imprimatur on the position set forth in a newsletter issued by the Dallas Key District Office in early 1994.
He contends that Tasaday stone tools are obvious fakes, that there is no evidence of nearby groups that allegedly intermarried with the Tasaday, and that refuse piles -- the imprimatur of human occupation -- have not been reported in the Tasaday caves.
a joint venture between BioAccel and Imprimatur Capital, was created to solve the funding and technical expertise gap faced by emerging technology companies in today's demanding economic climate in the USA.
Asked whether he believes the President might have knowledge about the alleged extortion try against Lam, Trillanes said: Yes, based dito sa nangyayri na ito kasi hindi mangyayari lahat ito kung walang imprimatur ng Presidente'