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A stamp is a distinctive mark or impression made upon an object, for instance those made on a piece of paper and used to indicate the prepayment of a fee or tax. Types of stamps include:
  • Postage stamps, used on mail
  • Revenue stamps, often used on documents; they are superficially similar to postage stamps, but may have very high denominations
  • Rubber stamps, devices used to apply inked markings to objects
  • Seal (device), used by notary publics or other authorities for identification purposes
  • A coupon, voucher, or electronic record of the right to a benefit, for example, Ration stamps and food stamps
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stamping in Arabic: طابع
stamping in French: Timbre
stamping in Japanese: スタンプ
stamping in Swedish: Stämpel

Synonyms, Antonyms and Related Words

Smyth sewing, backing, bibliopegy, binder board, binding, book cloth, book cover, book jacket, bookbinding, bookcase, case, casemaking, casing-in, coinage, coining, collating, collating mark, counterfeiting, cover, dust cover, dust jacket, folding, footband, forgery, gathering, gluing-off, hard binding, headband, jacket, library binding, lining, lining-up, mechanical binding, mintage, niggerhead, perfect binding, plastic binding, rounding, saddle stitching, sewing, side sewing, signature, slipcase, slipcover, smashing, soft binding, spiral binding, stapling, striking, tailband, tipping, trimming, wire stitching, wrapper
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