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.
References in classic literature ?
The window contained photographs of more or less undressed dancing girls; nondescript packages in wrappers like patent medicines; closed yellow paper envelopes, very flimsy, and marked two-and-six in heavy black figures; a few numbers of ancient French comic publications hung across a string as if to dry; a dingy blue china bowl, a casket of black wood, bottles of marking ink, and rubber stamps; a few books, with titles hinting at impropriety; a few apparently old copies of obscure newspapers, badly printed, with titles like THE TORCH, THE GONG - rousing titles.
'So, there will be nothing like rubber stamp. So far, I have never seen a National Assembly that had a rubber stamp leadership and I have been around for 20 years to note that.
Four of President Rodrigo Duterte's allies who were earlier proclaimed as Senators-elect on Tuesday vowed not to become the administration's 'rubber stamp' in the upper chamber.
The first county assembly also had struggled to shake of the 'rubber stamp' tag.
District Court for the District of Columbia complained of being treated as a "rubber stamp" for the government and for companies like CVS Health (CVS) and insurer Aetna (AET), whose deal closed earlier the same week, says CNBC.
Because nothing says "enemy of the people" more than a woman armed with a rubber stamp.
The election is a mundane formality, a rubber stamp following the local elections and private group meetings of the ruling Labour group of councillors.
Just a brutal rubber stamp? You realise that Andy Grove probably didnt even see the document ndash his assistant just had clear instructions to return unread anything that was over a certain number of pages.
Summary: Jodhpur (Rajasthan) [India], July 29 (ANI): Pakistan Army wants jehadi prime minister and not a rubber stamp, Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) leader Subramanian Swamy on Saturday said.
The council is set to rubber stamp another round of cuts today
Some students also experimented by applying acrylic paint directly to the rubber stamp and created very painterly works like Sarah's cat.