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brand new

Completely new and unused. The word "brand" here comes from Old English for fire or flame; thus, something that is brand new is likened to that which is forged in—and fresh out of—fire. I bought Jim a brand-new computer for his birthday. That car is brand new, so be extra careful when you drive it.
See also: brand, new

(brand) spanking new

mod. completely new; brand new. Look at that brand spanking new car!
See also: brand, new, spanking

cigarette with no name

and no brand cigarette and no name cigarette
n. a marijuana cigarette. (Drugs.) You got one of them cigarettes with no name? Bud’s been smoking no name cigarettes again.
See also: cigarette, name

no brand cigarette

verb
See also: brand, cigarette

off-brand cigarette

n. a marijuana cigarette. (Drugs.) Shorty smokes nothing but those off-brand cigarettes.
See also: cigarette
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Hot-Jobs learned that 90 percent of people looking for jobs online consider it very important or important to be able to support a company's brand and products.
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Dell's keen understanding of the collaborative nature of customer value-creation has resulted in a brand with deep support not just from customers, but from all its stakeholders--suppliers, employees, and shareholders alike.
Understanding these resource allocations in terms of both raw dollars and real-world contexts provides a powerful advantage for brand teams, marketing units, market research personnel, reimbursement groups and other parties involved in every brand's life.
As in the previous waves of the Super Brand study, there have been four key brand attributes that have been consistently rated high by growers: Stands behind their product; Most dependable; Highest quality; and Best overall value.
Influential people can have enormous power to ignite brand buzz.
That same year, Philip Morris slashed the price of Marlboro cigarettes, arguably the most famous brand in modern advertising, to protect it from cheap generics.
The fact that we went public in 2004 and our stock is up 260% in one-and-a-half years, I think is a very public affirmation of how our brand is perceived.
Importantly, the members of your guiding coalition also "talk up" the need for a strong brand and the brand development process among their formal and informal constituencies.
It was clear that awareness of the USDA Rural Development brand as it currently existed was nearly zero.
Companies that are seen to be damaging the environment, involved in dubious business practices, associated with exploitative employment conditions, or a host of other sins, suffer crippling damage to their brand and thus ultimately to sales.
Avant sees this as a classic market for proper brand management.