(?), n. [L., let it be printed.] 1. (Law) A license to print or publish a book, paper, etc.; also, in countries subjected to the censorship of the press, approval of that which is published.
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2. (R. C. Ch.) Permission granted from a designated eccliastical authority to publish a book or other document; -- required by church law for Catholics, especially ecclesiastics, who wish to publish.

3. Hence: Official approval for some proposed activity; as, a contract this large needs the imprimatur of the legal department.


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