Cachet ; seal

Cachet ; seal

English-Arabic economic glossary.

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  • cachet — 1630s, Scottish borrowing of Fr. cachet seal affixed to a letter or document (16c.), from O.Fr. dialectal cacher to press, crowd, from L. coactare constrain (see CACHE (Cf. cache)). Meaning evolving through (letter under) personal stamp (of the… …   Etymology dictionary

  • seal of approval — noun an indication of approved or superior status (Freq. 1) • Syn: ↑cachet, ↑seal • Derivationally related forms: ↑seal (for: ↑seal) • Hypernyms: ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

  • Cachet (disambiguation) — Cachet, in philately, is a design or inscription other than a cancellation or pre printed postage.Cachet may also refer to:*Seal (device), an impression printed on, embossed upon, or affixed to a document **Lettre de cachet, letters signed by the …   Wikipedia

  • cachet — [ka shā′, kash′ā] n. [Fr < cacher: see CACHE] 1. a seal or stamp on an official letter or document: see also LETTRE DE CACHET 2. any sign of official approval 3. a) a mark or sign showing something is genuine, authentic, or of superior quality …   English World dictionary

  • Cachet — Cach et, n. [F. fr. cacher to hide.] A seal, as of a letter. [1913 Webster] {Lettre de cachet} [F.], a sealed letter, especially a letter or missive emanating from the sovereign; much used in France before the Revolution as an arbitrary order of… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • seal — [n] authentication; stamp allowance, assurance, attestation, authorization, cachet, confirmation, imprimatur, insignia, notification, permission, permit, ratification, signet, sticker, tape, tie; concepts 284,685 Ant. disapproval, refusal seal… …   New thesaurus

  • cachet — is pronounced kash ay and means (1) a distinguishing mark or seal, (2) prestige, (3) a capsule of medicine. Fowler wrote that it ‘should be expelled’ from the language, and it therefore joins the band of his lost causes …   Modern English usage

  • cachet — ► NOUN 1) prestige. 2) a distinguishing mark or seal. 3) a flat capsule enclosing a dose of unpleasant tasting medicine. ORIGIN French, from cacher in the sense to press …   English terms dictionary

  • cachet — A seal shaped capsule or wafer made of flour for enclosing powders of disagreeable taste. The sealed dosage form is wetted and swallowed. [Fr. a seal] * * * Comparison of Abciximab Complications with Hirulog for Ischemic Events Trial * * *… …   Medical dictionary

  • seal — Synonyms and related words: John Hancock, OK, X, accept, acceptance, accredit, affirm, affirmance, affirmation, agree on terms, amen, approbation, approval, approve, aroma, assurance, assure, attest, attestation, attribute, authenticate,… …   Moby Thesaurus

  • cachet — /ka shay , kash ay/; Fr. /kann she /, n., pl. cachets /ka shayz , kash ayz/; Fr. /kann she /. 1. an official seal, as on a letter or document. 2. a distinguishing mark or feature; stamp: Courtesy is the cachet of good breeding. 3. a sign or… …   Universalium

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