What does hallmark mean?

Definitions for hallmarkˈhɔlˌmɑrk

Here are all the possible meanings and translations of the word hallmark.

Princeton's WordNet

  1. hallmark, trademark, earmark, stylemark(noun)

    a distinctive characteristic or attribute

  2. authentication, hallmark, assay-mark(noun)

    a mark on an article of trade to indicate its origin and authenticity

Wiktionary

  1. hallmark(Noun)

    A distinguishing characteristic.

  2. hallmark(Noun)

    An official marking made by a trusted party, usually an assay office, on items made of precious metals.

  3. hallmark(Verb)

    To provide or stamp with a hallmark

Freebase

  1. Hallmark

    A hallmark is an official mark or series of marks struck on items made of precious metals—platinum, gold, silver and in some nations, palladium. In a more general sense, the term hallmark can also be used to refer to any distinguishing characteristic or trait.

Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of hallmark in Chaldean Numerology is: 3

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of hallmark in Pythagorean Numerology is: 4

Sample Sentences & Example Usage

  1. David Weinberg:

    This election cycle in Israel fits the hallmark of an American administration that seeks to influence the outcome.

  2. Chris Christie:

    I think it's a hallmark of his leadership, i think so many times our politicians, they don't tell the truth. I think America is looking for someone to tell the truth.

  3. Walter Benjamin:

    Any translation which intends to perform a transmitting function cannot transmit anything but information -- hence, something inessential. This is the hallmark of bad translations.

  4. Tom Selleck:

    Just about anywhere I go, people come up to me and ask When can I see the next' Jesse Stone' ? thanks to Hallmark Movies Mysteries, I can happily say its coming soon. Back as producer of.

  5. Kieran Curtis:

    We expect trend weakness in Turkey though we wouldn't be surprised to see a rally in the near term if a government is formed, with a coalition, there will probably be a greater requirement for pork-barrel politics and the question is will this endanger the fiscal conservatism that's been a hallmark of Turkey so far. We feel quite uncomfortable with this mix.

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From our Multilingual Translation Dictionary

  • punc, charakteristický znak, specifikum, charakteristikaCzech
  • Punze, Repunze, KennzeichenGerman
  • tarkastusleimaFinnish
  • marque de fabrique, poinçonFrench
  • fémjelHungarian
  • elemento caratteristico, segno caratteristicoItalian
  • סימן היכרHebrew
  • 極印, 太鼓判Japanese
  • peculiaremLatin
  • probiernictwoPolish
  • característica, distintivo, traçoPortuguese
  • проба, знак, признак, критерий, клеймо, символRussian
  • značilnostSlovene
  • தனித்தன்மையாகும்Tamil

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