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IMPRIMATURIntellectual multimedia property rights model and terminology for universal reference
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A drug that is marketed as a memory enhancer or heart strengthener, with a tiny fig-leaf disclaimer saying its vaunted powers do not have the imprimatur of the FDA, can do significant harm without inflicting direct thalidomide-style damage by leading people to avoid more effective treatment or simply by causing them to spend their money in vain.
Sullivan sort of officially presented them to the American audience, putting his imprimatur on the Beatles and making them 'safe' for mainstream consumption.
I don't believe her importance is as great as it once was, but she still has the benefit of a public platform and the imprimatur of a well-regarded institution.
While the old axiom "as Harvard goes, the rest of the world follows," may still apply in some cases, construing Harvard's apparent imprimatur as an official stamp of approval on all distance learning in this instance would be an overstatement.
government's imprimatur and will be an important guide for bond investors and for companies selling debt.
The opening story, "Miles," acts as the imprimatur on Burgin's canvass.
But if Giselle was Alonso's star vehicle in her heyday, by now her progeny in the Ballet Nacional have stamped it with their own imprimatur.
Readers will immediately perceive the SBC's imprimatur on the orthodox character of the book in both three fly-pages of denominational endorsements at the front of the book (by Morris H.
The historians claim in a new book, Imprimatur, that the Vatican sent around pounds 3.
By publicly placing his imprimatur on Russia's leader, and linking his own future legacy to Putin's, Bush has strengthened Putin at home to pursue the painful structural reforms necessary for eventual integration with the West.
After having enormous success in its partnership with Def Comedy Jam, the Simmons imprimatur and exploding popularity of slam poetry impelled HBO to showcase the "Def Poetry Jam" in a half-hour special to be filmed in Aspen, Colorado.
Food with the imprimatur of `USDA Organic' could give the impression that the government has declared these foods purer or safer than other foods, when it has not, and when there is no scientific evidence warranting they do so in the first place.