rubber stamp


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rubber stamp

n.
1. A piece of rubber affixed to a handle and bearing raised characters used to make ink impressions, as of names or dates.
2. also rub·ber·stamp (rŭb′ər-stămp′)
a. A person or body that gives perfunctory approval or endorsement of a policy without assessing its merit.
b. A perfunctory approval or endorsement.

rubber stamp

n
1. a device used for imprinting dates or commonly used phrases on forms, invoices, etc
2. automatic authorization of a payment, proposal, etc, without challenge
3. a person who makes such automatic authorizations; a cipher or person of little account
vb (tr)
4. to imprint (forms, invoices, etc) with a rubber stamp
5. informal to approve automatically

rub′ber stamp′


n.
1. a device with a rubber printing surface that is coated with ink by pressing it on an ink-saturated pad, used for imprinting names, standard messages, etc.
2. a person, government agency, etc., that gives approval automatically or routinely.
3. such approval.
[1885–90]
rub′ber-stamp′, v.t.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.rubber stamp - a stamp (usually made of rubber) for imprinting a mark or design by handrubber stamp - a stamp (usually made of rubber) for imprinting a mark or design by hand
seal, stamp - a device incised to make an impression; used to secure a closing or to authenticate documents
2.rubber stamp - routine authorization of an action without questions
empowerment, authorisation, authorization - the act of conferring legality or sanction or formal warrant
Translations
خَتْم أرْقام مَطّاطِيَّه
razítko
gummistempel
timbre de goma
kumileimasin
gumibélyegzõ
stimpill
ıstampamühür

rubber stamp

ntimbro di gomma

rubber

(ˈrabə) noun
1. (also adjective) (of) a strong elastic substance made from the juice of certain plants (especially the rubber tree), or an artificial substitute for this. Tyres are made of rubber; rubber boots.
2. (also eˈraser) a piece of rubber used to rub out pencil etc marks. a pencil, a ruler and a rubber.
3. (slang) a condom.
4. a rubber band.
ˈrubbery adjective
like rubber.
rubber band
an elastic band.
rubber stamp
an instrument with rubber figures, letters etc which is used to stamp a name, date etc on books or papers.
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