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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

branded IP

Intellectual property ("IP") that is already associated with a popular brand. With branded IP at their disposal, movie studios don't have to take chances any more. Why would they forego the built-in audience a superhero movie brings?
See also: brand

on brand

Fitting with the image or brand of someone or something. This phrase can refer to a company brand or (perhaps humorously) to someone's personal interests or image. Their newest commercial is so on brand that you can tell it's for their product before you even see it. That book on the lunar phases is very on brand for you, what with your interest in astronomy.
See also: brand, on

brand spanking new

A more emphatic way to say "new." Nope, I have a brand spanking new phone now, so I shouldn't be dropping calls anymore.
See also: brand, new, spanking

no-brand cigarette

slang A hand-rolled cigarette filled with marijuana; a joint. My brother and I sat out on the back porch, passing a no-brand cigarette back and forth while discussing the mysteries of the universe.
See also: cigarette

off-brand cigarette

Machine-rolled cigarettes not produced by companies with well-known or reputable brands. He was sentenced to six months in jail for selling cheap, off-brand cigarettes outside a strip mall in north Denver. Studies have shown that off-brand cigarettes can contain nearly twice as many cancer-causing chemicals as those produced by established brands such as Marlboro or Camel.
See also: cigarette

(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

no brand cigarette

See also: brand, cigarette, no

off-brand cigarette

n. a marijuana cigarette. (Drugs.) Shorty smokes nothing but those off-brand cigarettes.
See also: cigarette
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However, last week at the Breaking the Rules CIES marketing forum conference in Amsterdam, former managing director Dieter Brandes gave a rare insight into the way the organisation works and urged delegates never to underestimate the seductive combination of the chain's minimalist strategy and a buying power that experts say exceeds Wal-Mart's by up to a hundred times.
The result, Brandes concludes, was that demobilization in the 1940s saw much less of the recrimination that plagued American politics in the 1920s.
Finally, given his stochastic inclinations, Brandes is loath to censure the Representative from North Carolina and the Senator from Georgia who assured rejection of Roosevelt's excess profits tax.
Apart from poor sleep habits, Brandes noted, major causes of insomnia seem to be psychological distress, such as that seen with anxiety and depression.
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Brandes, now at the University of Texas Marine Sciences Institute in Port Aransas, compares this top-down approach to a caveman coming across a modern car and trying to figure out how to make it.
Our relationship with State Street is an important element of our overall business strategy, and we are thrilled to be expanding it by including the Canadian pooled funds," said Oliver Murray, president, Brandes Investment Partners & Co.
World class Aussie fast bowler Glenn McGrath was bowling to chicken farmer turned cricketer Eddo Brandes, and as the rotund Zimbabwean played and missed yet again, McGrath said "Oi Brandes, why are you so bloody fat?
When his trial opened last month in the central German city of Kassel,Meiwes confessed in detail to the March 2001 killing of 43-year-oldBernd Juergen Brandes at Meiwes' home in the nearby town of Rotenburg.
Adding to the sheer horror of the case was the fact that Meiwes, 42, videotaped the entire mutilation, killing and later consumption of his victim, Bernd Brandes, 43.
When his trial opened last month, Armin Meiwes confessed in detail to killing of 43-year-old Bernd Juergen Brandes at his home.
7: The Four Seasons and other Vivaldi works performed by soprano Christine Brandes, violinist Leonidas Kavakos, flutist Anne Diener Zentner and L.
As a student at the University of Copenhagen, Jorgensen became a follower of the influential critic Georg Brandes but soon became an outspoken critic of Brandes' materialistic realism.
Brandes of the University of Manitoba in Winnipeg, chief author of the new report.
SAN FRANCISCO -- Bay Grove Capital LLC ("Bay Grove"), a principal investment firm based in San Francisco today announced that David Brandes has joined the firm as a Managing Director.