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Many of the engineers I interviewed worked on reverse-engineering technology. It's a hallmark of Area 51.
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Meaning of "hallmark" in the English dictionary

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ETYMOLOGY OF THE WORD HALLMARK

Named after Goldsmiths' Hall in London, where items were graded and stamped.
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PRONUNCIATION OF HALLMARK

hallmark  [ˈhɔːlˌmɑːk] play
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GRAMMATICAL CATEGORY OF HALLMARK

noun
adjective
verb
adverb
pronoun
preposition
conjunction
determiner
exclamation
Hallmark is a verb and can also act as a noun.
A noun is a type of word the meaning of which determines reality. Nouns provide the names for all things: people, objects, sensations, feelings, etc.

The verb is the part of the sentence that is conjugated and expresses action and state of being.

See the conjugation of the verb hallmark in English.

WHAT DOES HALLMARK MEAN IN ENGLISH?

hallmark

Hallmark

A hallmark is an official mark or series of marks struck on items made of precious metals—platinum, gold, silver and in some nations, palladium. In a more general sense, the term hallmark can also be used to refer to any distinguishing characteristic or trait.

Definition of hallmark in the English dictionary

The first definition of hallmark in the dictionary is an official series of marks, instituted by statute in 1300, and subsequently modified, stamped by the Guild of Goldsmiths at one of its assay offices on gold, silver, or platinum articles to guarantee purity, date of manufacture, etc. Other definition of hallmark is a mark or sign of authenticity or excellence. Hallmark is also an outstanding or distinguishing feature.

CONJUGATION OF THE VERB TO HALLMARK

PRESENT

Present
I hallmark
you hallmark
he/she/it hallmarks
we hallmark
you hallmark
they hallmark
Present continuous
I am hallmarking
you are hallmarking
he/she/it is hallmarking
we are hallmarking
you are hallmarking
they are hallmarking
Present perfect
I have hallmarked
you have hallmarked
he/she/it has hallmarked
we have hallmarked
you have hallmarked
they have hallmarked
Present perfect continuous
I have been hallmarking
you have been hallmarking
he/she/it has been hallmarking
we have been hallmarking
you have been hallmarking
they have been hallmarking
Present tense is used to refer to circumstances that exist at the present time or over a period that includes the present time. The present perfect refers to past events, although it can be considered to denote primarily the resulting present situation rather than the events themselves.

PAST

Past
I hallmarked
you hallmarked
he/she/it hallmarked
we hallmarked
you hallmarked
they hallmarked
Past continuous
I was hallmarking
you were hallmarking
he/she/it was hallmarking
we were hallmarking
you were hallmarking
they were hallmarking
Past perfect
I had hallmarked
you had hallmarked
he/she/it had hallmarked
we had hallmarked
you had hallmarked
they had hallmarked
Past perfect continuous
I had been hallmarking
you had been hallmarking
he/she/it had been hallmarking
we had been hallmarking
you had been hallmarking
they had been hallmarking
Past tense forms express circumstances existing at some time in the past,

FUTURE

Future
I will hallmark
you will hallmark
he/she/it will hallmark
we will hallmark
you will hallmark
they will hallmark
Future continuous
I will be hallmarking
you will be hallmarking
he/she/it will be hallmarking
we will be hallmarking
you will be hallmarking
they will be hallmarking
Future perfect
I will have hallmarked
you will have hallmarked
he/she/it will have hallmarked
we will have hallmarked
you will have hallmarked
they will have hallmarked
Future perfect continuous
I will have been hallmarking
you will have been hallmarking
he/she/it will have been hallmarking
we will have been hallmarking
you will have been hallmarking
they will have been hallmarking
The future is used to express circumstances that will occur at a later time.

CONDITIONAL

Conditional
I would hallmark
you would hallmark
he/she/it would hallmark
we would hallmark
you would hallmark
they would hallmark
Conditional continuous
I would be hallmarking
you would be hallmarking
he/she/it would be hallmarking
we would be hallmarking
you would be hallmarking
they would be hallmarking
Conditional perfect
I would have hallmark
you would have hallmark
he/she/it would have hallmark
we would have hallmark
you would have hallmark
they would have hallmark
Conditional perfect continuous
I would have been hallmarking
you would have been hallmarking
he/she/it would have been hallmarking
we would have been hallmarking
you would have been hallmarking
they would have been hallmarking
Conditional or "future-in-the-past" tense refers to hypothetical or possible actions.

IMPERATIVE

Imperative
you hallmark
we let´s hallmark
you hallmark
The imperative is used to form commands or requests.
NONFINITE VERB FORMS
Infinitive
to hallmark
Past participle
hallmarked
Present Participle
hallmarking
Infinitive shows the action beyond temporal perspective. The present participle or gerund shows the action during the session. The past participle shows the action after completion.

WORDS THAT RHYME WITH HALLMARK


benchmark
ˈbɛntʃˌmɑːk
birthmark
ˈbɜːθˌmɑːk
bookmark
ˈbʊkˌmɑːk
daymark
ˈdeɪˌmɑːk
Deutschmark
ˈdɔɪtʃˌmɑːk
earmark
ˈɪəˌmɑːk
finmark
ˈfɪnˌmɑːk
Finnmark
ˈfɪnˌmɑːk
firemark
ˈfaɪəˌmɑːk
footmark
ˈfʊtˌmɑːk
landmark
ˈlændˌmɑːk
metalmark
ˈmetəlˌmɑːk
Ostmark
ˈɒstˌmɑːk
postmark
ˈpəʊstˌmɑːk
Reichsmark
ˈraɪksˌmɑːk
rillmark
ˈrɪlˌmɑːk
telemark
ˈtɛlɪˌmɑːk
trademark
ˈtreɪdˌmɑːk
watermark
ˈwɔːtəˌmɑːk
waymark
ˈweɪˌmɑːk

WORDS THAT BEGIN LIKE HALLMARK

halleflinta
Hallel
halleluiah
hallelujah
Haller
Halley
Halley´s Comet
halliard
halling
hallion
hallo
halloa
halloo
hallot
halloumi
hallow
hallowed
hallowedness
Halloween
hallower

WORDS THAT END LIKE HALLMARK

black mark
check mark
D-mark
Danmark
Denmark
easy mark
exclamation mark
man-mark
mark
minute mark
on your mark
pass mark
punctuation mark
question mark
reference mark
Registered Trademark
remark
Steiermark
stretch mark
the mark

Synonyms and antonyms of hallmark in the English dictionary of synonyms

SYNONYMS

SYNONYMS OF «HALLMARK»

The following words have a similar or identical meaning as «hallmark» and belong to the same grammatical category.
synonyms of hallmark

Translation of «hallmark» into 25 languages

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TRANSLATION OF HALLMARK

Find out the translation of hallmark to 25 languages with our English multilingual translator.
The translations of hallmark from English to other languages presented in this section have been obtained through automatic statistical translation; where the essential translation unit is the word «hallmark» in English.

Translator English - Chinese

标志
1,325 millions of speakers

Translator English - Spanish

sello
570 millions of speakers

English

hallmark
510 millions of speakers

Translator English - Hindi

बानगी
380 millions of speakers
ar

Translator English - Arabic

السمة المميزة
280 millions of speakers

Translator English - Russian

отличительной чертой
278 millions of speakers

Translator English - Portuguese

marca
270 millions of speakers

Translator English - Bengali

ছাপ দেত্তয়া
260 millions of speakers

Translator English - French

marque
220 millions of speakers

Translator English - Malay

Ciri khas
190 millions of speakers

Translator English - German

Kennzeichen
180 millions of speakers

Translator English - Japanese

特徴
130 millions of speakers

Translator English - Korean

가장 전형적인 특징
85 millions of speakers

Translator English - Javanese

Ciri khas
85 millions of speakers
vi

Translator English - Vietnamese

dấu
80 millions of speakers

Translator English - Tamil

தனித்தன்மையாகும்
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Marathi

पहायला
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Turkish

ayar damgası
70 millions of speakers

Translator English - Italian

marchio
65 millions of speakers

Translator English - Polish

Hallmark
50 millions of speakers

Translator English - Ukrainian

відмітною рисою
40 millions of speakers

Translator English - Romanian

Hallmark
30 millions of speakers
el

Translator English - Greek

σήμα κατατεθέν
15 millions of speakers
af

Translator English - Afrikaans

kenmerk
14 millions of speakers
sv

Translator English - Swedish

kännemärke
10 millions of speakers
no

Translator English - Norwegian

kjennetegn
5 millions of speakers

Trends of use of hallmark

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TENDENCIES OF USE OF THE TERM «HALLMARK»

The term «hallmark» is very widely used and occupies the 18.772 position in our list of most widely used terms in the English dictionary.
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FREQUENCY OF USE OF THE TERM «HALLMARK» OVER TIME

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Examples of use in the English literature, quotes and news about hallmark

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10 QUOTES WITH «HALLMARK»

Famous quotes and sentences with the word hallmark.
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John R. Allen
Planning is really the hallmark of any large military formation, and it's typically a weakness in new formations and new armies.
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Richie Benaud
The hallmark of a great captain is the ability to win the toss, at the right time.
3
Kingman Brewster, Jr.
Incomprehensible jargon is the hallmark of a profession.
4
John W. Gardner
The hallmark of our age is the tension between aspirations and sluggish institutions.
5
Anne Grant
Grief is perhaps an unknown territory for you. You might feel both helpless and hopeless without a sense of a 'map' for the journey. Confusion is the hallmark of a transition. To rebuild both your inner and outer world is a major project.
6
Kristin Hannah
The hallmark of my books is the relationships that define women's lives.
7
Annie Jacobsen
Many of the engineers I interviewed worked on reverse-engineering technology. It's a hallmark of Area 51.
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Dirk Kempthorne
This is the way federal land management should work. Cooperation, not confrontation, should be the hallmark of conservation efforts.
9
Jim Leach
The hallmark of our times is change and acceleration, but we have to provide the history.
10
Andre Maurois
Style is the hallmark of a temperament stamped upon the material at hand.

10 ENGLISH BOOKS RELATING TO «HALLMARK»

Discover the use of hallmark in the following bibliographical selection. Books relating to hallmark and brief extracts from same to provide context of its use in English literature.
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Hallmark: A Century of Caring
One hundred years after Joyce Hall first stepped off of the train in Kansas City, Hallmark is poised and ready for the future. This book is an enduring salute to the company and a historic journal of a truly iconic American company.
Patrick Regan, 2009
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Hallmark: a history of the London Assay Office
The history of the London Assay Office is a tale of royal greed, forgery and counterfeiting, plague, war and fluctuating fortunes and it is brought vividly to life in this book.
John S. Forbes, 1999
3
Emotion Marketing: The Hallmark Way of Winning Cus
Hallmark has found that one of the keys to attaining superior customer loyalty is through emotion. Now for the first time, Hallmark reveals its groundbreaking strategy: Emotion Marketing.
Scott Robinette, Claire Brand, 2001
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The Very Best from Hallmark: Greeting Cards Through the Years
Chronicles the history of the greeting card empire founded by Joyce C. Hall and the company's subsequent growth and reflects the changing styles of greeting cards from the 1920s to the present
Ellen Stock Stern, 1988
5
Celebrations; the complete book of American holidays
Discusses the history and significance of specific holy days and holidays celebrated in the United States today
Robert J. Myers, Hallmark Cards, Inc, 1972
6
Hallmark Keepsake Ornaments: Collector's Handbook and ...
-- Large, color photos of every piece, as well as Merry Miniatures and Kiddie Car Classics -- Foreword by Hallmark expert Clara Johnson Scroggins -- New releases for 2000 -- Interviews with three Hallmark Keepsake artists
Checkerbee Publishing, 2000
7
The Planning and evaluation of hallmark events
Recueil des articles et présentations de la conférence.
Geoffrey J. Syme, 1989
8
Encyclopedia of Asian American Artists
Offers career biographies, bibliographies and places to see each artist's work, and also features basic information including birth and death dates, country of ancestry or origin, and his or her predominant media.
Kara Kelley Hallmark, 2007
9
German Lieder in the Nineteenth Century
This book provides a detailed introduction to the German lied.
Rufus Hallmark, 2010
10
Public Relations Cases
(June 16, 2008) — Hallmark Cards, Inc. today announced one of country music's top recording artists, Faith Hill, as the latest performer to be exclusively featured in Hallmark's (PRODUCT) REDTM Cards With Sound. The cards will feature five  ...
Jerry Hendrix, Darrell Hayes, 2009

10 NEWS ITEMS WHICH INCLUDE THE TERM «HALLMARK»

Find out what the national and international press are talking about and how the term hallmark is used in the context of the following news items.
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Calcuttas the hallmark of Faux Pas Fishing Rodeo
Team Big Clown took two categories, including heaviest five-fish speckled trout stringer, at 2014's Faux Pas Fishing Rodeo. (Photo by Todd ... «NOLA.com, Jul 15»
2
Chanute native provides voice for Hallmark Scarecrow ornament
Chanute residents who buy the recently-released Hallmark ornament depicting the Scarecrow from the “Wizard of Oz” will hear a familiar voice ... «Chanute Tribune, Jul 15»
3
'A hallmark moment in human history' as New Horizons' epic journey …
Pic we stayed up all night making is now part of the family portrait. There's something in my eye (h/t @zuluagajorge) http://t.co/XrbrdLqeke. — «National Post, Jul 15»
4
Transportation Bill Could Be A Hallmark Of Barbara Boxer's Senate …
Cohen says the latest compromise could be a hallmark of Boxer's career in Congress. "I think it's testament to her… you know this is the end of ... «Capital Public Radio News, Jul 15»
5
Lori Loughlin to Star in Hallmark Movies' GARAGE SALE MYSTERY …
A sleuthing garage sale maven finds a wedding dress tied to an unsolved missing persons case in Garage Sale Mystery: The Wedding Dress, ... «Broadway World, Jul 15»
6
Company Shares of Hallmark Financial Services, Inc. Drops by -1.97%
Hallmark Financial Services, Inc. (NASDAQ:HALL) has lost 1.97% during the past week and dropped 1.21% in the last 4 weeks. The shares are ... «News Watch International, Jul 15»
7
Hallmark gives Comic-Con a peek at 2016 Star Trek ornaments
Here's a sneak peek at one of Hallmark's 2016 Star Trek Keepsake ornaments, as revealed at this week's Comic-Con gathering in San Diego. «Wichita Eagle, Jul 15»
8
Im-paws-ibly cute: Kittens to play baseball on TV in 'Paw Star Game'
It's a well-known fact among cat lovers: kittens instinctively take batting to a whole new level. If you'd like proof, tune in to the Hallmark Channel ... «Today.com, Jul 15»
9
Inventory from 20 closed Hallmark stores to be sold at auction
The store closings come as Hallmark consolidates operations across the country as the greeting card industry struggles to stay relevant in the ... «Indianapolis Business Journal, Jul 15»
10
Massive Hallmark inventory going to auction July 23
Wabash Valley residents will have one last chance to stock up on inventory from Meadows Shopping Center's Wooden Key Hallmark Store, ... «Terre Haute Tribune Star, Jul 15»

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« EDUCALINGO. Hallmark [online]. Available <https://educalingo.com/en/dic-en/hallmark>. Apr 2020 ».
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