English - Vietnamese Dictionary
patent /'peitənt/Concise Dictionary
- 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
- rõ ràng, hiển nhiên, rõ rành rành
- a patent fact: sự việc rõ rành rành
- danh từ
- giấy môn bài, giấy đăng ký
- 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
patents|patented|patenting'pætnt /'peɪtntThesaurus Dictionary
+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
Advanced English 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.
noun, adjective, verbCollocation Dictionary
+ 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
VERB + PATENT
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
PATENT + NOUN
application | protection | law
a leading authority on patent law
In 1995 he was granted a patent for his invention.
| ~ on
Edison took out a patent on the light bulb.
(= waiting to be issued)The item is Patent Pending No. 912057.
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