Definitions for hallmarkˈhɔlˌmɑrk

This page provides all 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


  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


  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.

Translations for hallmark

From our Multilingual Translation Dictionary

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

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