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RUBBER STAMP

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 Dictionary entry overview: What does rubber stamp mean? 

RUBBER STAMP (noun)
  The noun RUBBER STAMP has 2 senses:

1. a stamp (usually made of rubber) for imprinting a mark or design by hand
2. routine authorization of an action without questions

  Familiarity information: RUBBER STAMP used as a noun is rare.


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RUBBER STAMP (noun)


Sense 1rubber stamp [BACK TO TOP]

Meaning:

A stamp (usually made of rubber) for imprinting a mark or design by hand

Classified under:

Nouns denoting man-made objects

Synonyms:

handstamp; rubber stamp

Hypernyms ("rubber stamp" is a kind of...):

seal; stamp (a device incised to make an impression; used to secure a closing or to authenticate documents)


Sense 2rubber stamp [BACK TO TOP]

Meaning:

Routine authorization of an action without questions

Classified under:

Nouns denoting acts or actions

Hypernyms ("rubber stamp" is a kind of...):

authorisation; authorization; empowerment (the act of conferring legality or sanction or formal warrant)


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