Hindi translation of 'patent'
patent /ˈpeɪtənt, Am ˈpæt- ˈपेइटन्ट् Am ˈपैट्-/
Word forms: patents, patenting, patentedThe pronunciation /ˈpætənt ˈपैटन्ट्/ is also used for meanings 1 and 2 in British English.
1. countable noun
A patent is an official right to be the only person or company to make and sell a new product.
एकस्व अधिकार mn
P&G applied for a patent on its cookies.
a patent on/for something
grant/issue/own/infringe a patent
a patent pends/expires
a questionable/exclusive/worldwide/existing patent
a drug/product/software patent
a patent application/dispute/attorney
2. transitive verb
If you patent something, you obtain a patent for it.
एकस्व प्राप्त करना
The invention has been patented by the university.
patent a method/technique/design
patent a device/invention
SET PHRASESinvent and patent something
You use patent to emphasize that the nature or existence of something, especially something bad, is obvious.
This was patent nonsense.
He made his anger patently obvious.
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Translation of patent from the Collins English to Hindi Dictionary