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Marks (symbols)

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Use for standardized symbols, notations, or other markings on objects that convey official information, such as the object's origin or maker, its authenticity, or a change in its official status. For lettering marked on something for documentation or commemoration, use "inscriptions."

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mark (symbol)


11yrs ago

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