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patent

Definitions


[ˈpeɪt(ə)nt], (Noun)

Definitions:
- a government authority or licence conferring a right or title for a set period, especially the sole right to exclude others from making, using, or selling an invention
(e.g: he took out a patent for an improved steam hammer)

- patent leather
(e.g: designs in a wide range of textures featuring super-chic patent, soft suede, or sophisticated nappa)


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Origin:
late Middle English: from Old French, from Latin patent- ‘lying open’, from the verb patere. The noun sense is from letters patent


[ˈpeɪt(ə)nt], (Adjective)

Definitions:
- easily recognizable; obvious
(e.g: she was smiling with patent insincerity)

- (of a vessel, duct, or aperture) open and unobstructed; failing to close
(e.g: the patient is usually left with a patent vessel)

- made and marketed under a patent; proprietary
(e.g: patent milk powder)


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[ˈpeɪt(ə)nt], (Verb)

Definitions:
- obtain a patent for (an invention)
(e.g: an invention is not your own until it is patented)


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