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noun stamp pronunciation in British English /stæmp/ 
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pluralstamps
  1. 4
    [singular] a particular quality that is clearly noticeable in someone or something
    bear the stamp of someone/something:

    The film bears the unmistakable stamp of its energetic director.

    put your stamp on something:

    He has a chance to put his stamp on government policy.

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  2. 5
    [singular] literary a particular type of person or thing

    The son was a man of a very different stamp.

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