(1) the original LP enjoyed the imprimatur of the composer(2) All of the agreements to give back job security provisions and workplace safeguards won over previous decades bear the imprimatur of the unions and their factory representatives.(3) For the first time in more than a century the ruling elite in the United States is about to place its official imprimatur on what it knows to be a stolen election.(4) Buoyed by the religious imprimatur , the country's Shia majority is increasingly looking forward to exercising their democratic rights.(5) Yeah, but the Comission has given its official imprimatur to this, so they're at least somewhat complicit.(6) The paper still bears the imprimatur of this considered effort in art direction, and I would have to say that in an age of speed reading, the notion that elegant typography actually slows you down is, I think, a good thing.(7) When people hear this from the deputy leader of Fine Gael, they assume it has the imprimatur of the party,├ö├ç├û he added.(8) Any choice program ought to very carefully avoid the appearance or reality of a government imprimatur for any particular brand of religious education.(9) The funny thing is, Goldberg's endorsement may not be the imprimatur it may have seemed.(10) That particular debate, so far as the Church was concerned, had been closed since at least 1741 when Benedict XIV bid the Holy Office grant an imprimatur to the first edition of the Complete Works of Galileo.(11) the imprimatur for this edition was granted by Cardinal O'Casey(12) It's a sign of the times that the imprimatur of a business carries more authority than do the efforts of an individual arts professional.(13) State officials would then be giving their formal imprimatur to actions that the various Conventions condemn without exception.(14) This idea seemed so outlandish to Einstein that he kept Kaluza's paper for two years before giving it his final imprimatur .(15) Yet even those newspapers that were not published directly by the government continued to seek its consent and imprimatur .(16) And the document dealing with it wasn't issued by the Pope, though it bore his imprimatur .