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English - Vietnamese Dictionary
patent /'peitənt/
  • tính từ
    • có bằng sáng chế, có bằng công nhận đặc quyền chế tạo
    • (thông tục) tài tình, khéo léo, tinh xảo
      • a patent device: một phương sách tài tình
    • mỏ (cửa...)
    • rõ ràng, hiển nhiên, rõ rành rành
      • a patent fact: sự việc rõ rành rành
  • danh từ
    • giấy môn bài, giấy đăng ký
    • bằng sáng chế
    • việc sáng chế (được công nhận bởi một bằng sáng chế; đặc quyền chế tạo
    • (nghĩa bóng) chứng chỉ (về tư cách đạo đức...)
    • ngoại động từ
      • lấy bằng sáng chế về; được cấp bằng sáng chế về
      • (từ hiếm,nghĩa hiếm) cấp bằng sáng chế
    Concise Dictionary
    patents|patented|patenting'pætnt /'peɪtnt
    +a document granting an inventor sole rights to an invention
    +an official document granting a right or privilege
    +obtain a patent for
    +grant rights to; grant a patent for
    +make open to sight or notice
    +(of a bodily tube or passageway) open; affording free passage
    +clearly revealed to the mind or the senses or judgment

    Thesaurus Dictionary
    1 certificate of invention, letters patent, trade name, trade mark, copyright, US service mark; licence, permit, charter, franchise, grant; control:
    My brother holds the patent on a new piece of laboratory equipment. You think you have a patent on misery, but I have news for you.
    2 obvious, clear, transparent, manifest, apparent, plain, evident, self-evident, unmistakable or unmistakeable, unequivocal, explicit, palpable, tangible, physical, conspicuous, flagrant, blatant, prominent:
    The results are as patent as the fact that two and two make four.
    Advanced English Dictionary
    noun, adjective, verb
    + noun [C, U] an official right to be the only person to make, use or sell a product or an invention; a document that proves this: to apply for / obtain a patent on an invention + The device was protected by patent.
    + adjective [only before noun]
    1 connected with a patent: patent applications / laws + the US Patent Office
    2 (of a product) made or sold by a particular company: patent medicines
    3 (formal) used to emphasize that sth bad is very clear and obvious: It was a patent lie.
    + verb [VN] to obtain a patent for an invention or a process
    Collocation Dictionary


    apply for, file
    In 1843 Bain filed a patent for his fax machine.
    | get, obtain, take out | protect sth by
    Genetically engineered plants can be protected by patent.
    | grant (sb), issue | refuse
    A patent will be refused if details of the item have already been released to the public.
    | have, hold | infringe


    application | protection | law
    a leading authority on patent law
    | Office


    ~ for
    In 1995 he was granted a patent for his invention.
    | ~ on
    Edison took out a patent on the light bulb.


    patent pending
    (= waiting to be issued)The item is Patent Pending No. 912057.

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