imprimatur definition

  • noun:
    • formal endorsement or permit to print or publish, specifically under problems of censorship.
    • formal endorsement; sanction.
    • A mark of official endorsement: a directive bearing the imprimatur of high officials.
    • An official permit to write or print something, particularly when censorship is applicable.
    • Any level of formal endorsement.
    • A license to print or publish a book, report, etc.; in addition, in countries put through the censorship of this hit, endorsement of the which will be posted.
    • authorization provided from a designated ecclesiastical authority to write a novel or other document; -- needed by church legislation for Catholics, specially ecclesiastics, who want to publish.
    • formal approval for some recommended task.
    • allow it to be printed: a formula finalized by an official licenser associated with press and attached to the matter therefore authorized is imprinted.
    • n. A license to printing, granted because of the licenser for the hit; hence, a license as a whole.
    • formal and explicit endorsement

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