Pronunciation: (im"pri-mä'tur, -mā'-, -prī-), [key]
1. an official license to print or publish a book, pamphlet, etc., esp. a license issued by a censor of the Roman Catholic Church. Cf. nihil obstat.
2. sanction or approval; support: Our plan has the company president's imprimatur.
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