Definition of 'imprint'
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It is always going to be a big one to try to make a lasting imprint. Times, Sunday Times (2009)Your physical flaws are imprinted in your mind. Christianity Today (2000)Fear is imprinted on the faces of many in the images which survive. Times, Sunday Times (2012)His own books carry the imprint of their close acquaintance. The Times Literary Supplement (2014)You imply that anything in the mind of another could be imprinted in my mind? The Broken God (1993)How many of us can say we truly leave an imprint? Times, Sunday Times (2016)But the song is so powerfully evocative that the visuals are already imprinted on your mind. Times, Sunday Times (2008)His virtuoso performance in the semifinals had suggested the maestro would leave the sport with one last majestic imprint. Times, Sunday Times (2008)Keep on repeating them to yourself over and over again so that they become firmly imprinted in the subconscious mind. POSITIVE THINKING: Everything you have always known about positive thinking but were afraid to put into practice (2001)The sound it made when loading a game from a cassette tape is imprinted in the minds of a generation. The Sun (2014)When these lie wet for a while on a white pavement they leave a clear imprint of their shape behind them. Times, Sunday Times (2008)It can have a lasting imprint on people's health. Times, Sunday Times (2015)Imagine it as a vivid image imprinted on your mind, like indelible ink on fabric. Times, Sunday Times (2012)For four decades the avuncular media pundit and cookery aficionado has made a unique imprint on Thai politics. Times, Sunday Times (2008)Where they lie on pavements and get wet and soft, they often leave a shadowy imprint behind them. Times, Sunday Times (2013)It imprinted in his brain. Times, Sunday Times (2016)No one can imprint it. The Broken God (1993)And they leave an imprint. Times, Sunday Times (2008)His mechanics wore T-shirts designed as a tribute last night and he wore a helmet imprinted with the names of his team. Times, Sunday Times (2014)But the map of our childhood home is permanently imprinted on the brain, and what went on there is embedded in our souls. Times, Sunday Times (2008)Wrap up warm, lie in the snow and spread your legs and arms out then bring them back in to leave an angel imprint. The Sun (2011)If you were there, it's indelibly imprinted on your memory. The Sun (2014)
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Translations for 'imprint'
British English: imprint NOUN
If something leaves an imprint on a place or on your mind, it has a strong and lasting effect on it.
The city bears the imprint of foreign investment.
British English: imprint VERB
When something is imprinted on your memory, it is firmly fixed in your memory so that you will not forget it.
The skyline of domes and minarets was imprinted on my memory.
Definition of imprint from the Collins English Dictionary
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