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  • n. Plural form of brand-name.

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Examples

  • But I felt that Reed relied very heavily on brand-names for the near-contemporary feel.

    Barnstorming on an Invisible Segway

  • It felt like the brand-names were standing in for actual social analysis/speculation.

    Barnstorming on an Invisible Segway

  • Through multiple flashbacks and shifting points of view, we discover the personal histories of various other characters friends of the victim, friends of friends, parents, neighbors: a rich and callous young man who feels entitled to act abusively to his social inferiors (as he sees them); a young woman addicted to brand-names and superficial fantasies of exotic travel; a middle-aged woman who finds herself feeling an unexpected passion for one of the murder suspects.

    Dangerous and Strange

  • In the Western media today, there's a recurring message that Chinese consumers are increasingly purchasing the same products and brand-names as their American counterparts.

    China's Coffee Culture

  • And Consumer Reports tells us which store brands really do taste better than the fancy brand-names ones.

    James Warren: This Week in Magazines: Armani on Newspapers, Traveling With a Purpose

  • The Act provides generics that are just as safe and effective as brand-name drugs, but at a far lower price — often prices up to 70 percent or less of the brand-names.

    Buzzword: The Hatch-Waxman Act

  • A lot of well known actors do book narrations but the majority of voice talent heard today are working actors who've become listener brand-names like Grover Gardner, Lorelei King, Barbara Rosenblat and Frederick Davidson.

    Tom Alderman: Tennessee Woman Spends $50,000 on Audiobooks

  • The Act provides generics that are just as safe and effective as brand-name drugs, but at a far lower price—often prices up to 70 percent or less of the brand-names.

    Buzzword: The Hatch-Waxman Act

  • Crain's keeps tabs on the situation hounding Realogy, the parent company of the Corcoran Group and Sotheby's International Realty, among other brokerage brand-names.

    Parent Company of Corcoran, Sotheby's Could Default on Debt

  • Nike, based in Oregon, subcontracts the production of all the items sporting any of its brand-names: Nike, Converse, Nike Golf, Bauer Nike Hockey and Cole Haan.

    Lloyd Mexico Economic Report November 2004

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