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Insignia of the Soviet/Russian space station Mir.

EtymologyEdit

From Latin īnsignia, nominative plural of īnsigne (emblem, token, symbol). Doublet of ensign.

PronunciationEdit

  • (UK, US) IPA(key): /ɪnˈsɪɡ.ni.ə/
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NounEdit

insignia (plural insignias or insignia)

  1. A patch or other object that indicates a person's official or military rank, or membership in a group or organization.
  2. A symbol or token of personal power, status, or office, or of an official body of government or jurisdiction.
    • Mary Shelley, chapter 6 in the first part of The Last Man:
      The former Protector tendered him the oaths, and presented him with the insignia of office, performing the ceremonies of installation.
  3. (figuratively) A mark or token by which anything is known.
    • 2006, P. Goodrich, The Laws of Love: A Brief Historical and Practical Manual (page 49)
      Rule 23: “The stress of love makes it hard to eat and sleep.” To these empirical laws we can add the various other insignia of love.

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NounEdit

insignia f (plural insignias)

  1. pin, badge

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PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /inˈsiɡnja/, [ĩnˈsiɣnja]
  • Hyphenation: in‧sig‧nia

NounEdit

insignia f (plural insignias)

  1. badge, insignia