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sub·scrip·tion

 (səb-skrĭp′shən)
n.
1.
a. A purchase made by signed order, as for a periodical for a specified period of time or for a series of performances.
b. An agreement to receive or be given access to information or services for a specific period of time, especially over the internet: You need a subscription to get past that newspaper's paywall.
2. Acceptance, as of articles of faith, demonstrated by the signing of one's name.
3.
a. The raising of money from subscribers.
b. A sum of money so raised.
4. The signing of one's name, as to a document.
5. Something subscribed.

[Middle English subscripcion, from Old French subscription, from Latin subscrīptiō, subscrīptiōn-, something written underneath, from subscrīptus, past participle of subscrībere, to subscribe; see subscribe.]

sub·scrip′tive adj.
sub·scrip′tive·ly adv.
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subscription

(səbˈskrɪpʃən)
n
1. (Banking & Finance) a payment or promise of payment for consecutive issues of a magazine, newspaper, book, etc, over a specified period of time
2. (Theatre)
a. the advance purchase of tickets for a series of concerts, operas, etc
b. (as modifier): a subscription concert.
3. an amount of money paid or promised, as to a charity, or the fund raised in this way
4. (Accounting & Book-keeping) an offer to buy shares or bonds issued by a company
5. the act of signing one's name to a document, etc
6. a signature or other appendage attached to the bottom of a document, etc
7. agreement, consent, or acceptance expressed by or as if by signing one's name
8. a signed document, statement, etc
9. (Banking & Finance) chiefly Brit the membership dues or fees paid to a society or club
10. (Ecclesiastical Terms) acceptance of a fixed body of articles of faith, doctrines, or principles laid down as universally binding upon all the members of a Church
11. (Pharmacology) med that part of a written prescription directing the pharmacist how to mix and prepare the ingredients: rarely seen today as modern drugs are mostly prepackaged by the manufacturers
12. (Commerce) an advance order for a new product
13. (Printing, Lithography & Bookbinding)
a. the sale of books, etc, prior to printing
b. (as modifier): a subscription edition.
14. archaic allegiance; submission
Abbreviation: sub
subˈscriptive adj
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sub•scrip•tion

(səbˈskrɪp ʃən)

n.
1. a sum of money given or pledged as a contribution, payment, investment, etc.
2. a fund raised through sums of money subscribed.
3. the right to receive a periodical or cable television service, attend a series of concerts or plays, etc., for a sum paid.
4. the act of appending one's signature or mark, as to a document.
5. a signature or mark thus appended.
6. something written beneath or at the end of a document or the like.
7. assent, agreement, or approval.
8. Eccles. assent to or acceptance of a body of principles or doctrines.
[1400–50; < Latin subscrīptiō=subscrīb(ere) to subscribe + -tiō -tion]
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subscription

An agreement by a nation's Military Services to agree to accept and abide by, with or without reservation, the details of a standardization agreement. See also implementation; ratification; reservation.
Dictionary of Military and Associated Terms. US Department of Defense 2005.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.subscription - a payment for consecutive issues of a newspaper or magazine for a given period of time
payment - a sum of money paid or a claim discharged
2.subscription - agreement expressed by (or as if expressed by) signing your name
agreement - the verbal act of agreeing
3.subscription - a pledged contribution
donation, contribution - act of giving in common with others for a common purpose especially to a charity
4.subscription - the act of signing your name; writing your signature (as on a document); "the deed was attested by the subscription of his signature"
handwriting - the activity of writing by hand; "handwriting can be slow and painful for one with arthritis"
execution of instrument, execution - (law) the completion of a legal instrument (such as a contract or deed) by signing it (and perhaps sealing and delivering it) so that it becomes legally binding and enforceable
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subscription

noun (Chiefly Brit.) membership fee, charge, dues, annual payment, retainer You can become a member by paying the yearly subscription.
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subscription

noun
Something given to a charity or cause:
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Translations
إشْتِراك في جَريدَهاِشْتِرَاكتَبَرُّع
předplatnépříspěvěk
abonnement
tellimus
tilaus
pretplata
elõfizetéselõfizetési díj
áskriftáskrift, áskriftargjald
定期購読
구독
predplatné
naročnina
prenumeration
ค่าการสมัครสมาชิก
abone olmaabone ücretiabonelik
tiền đặt báo dài hạn

subscription

[səbˈskrɪpʃən]
A. N
1. (= act of subscribing) (to magazine, newspaper) → su(b)scripción f; (to club, telephone service, pay TV) → abono m; (to e-mail provider) → conexión f
2. (= fee) (to magazine, newspaper, pay TV, e-mail provider) → su(b)scripción f, tarifa f de su(b)scripción; (to club) → cuota f
to pay one's subscription (monthly, annually etc, to magazine, newspaper) → pagar la su(b)scripción; (to pay TV) → pagar el abono or la cuota de abono; (to club) → pagar la cuota
annual or yearly subscription (to magazine, journal) → su(b)scripción f anual; (to club) → cuota f anual
by public subscriptioncon donativos (de particulares)
to take out a subscription to sth (to club, pay TV, telephone service) → abonarse a algo; (to magazine, newspaper) → su(b)scribirse a algo
B. CPD subscription fee N (for magazine, e-mail, pay TV) → tarifa f de su(b)scripción; (for club membership, telephone service) → cuota f
subscription form Nhoja f de su(b)scripción
subscription rate Ntarifa f de su(b)scripción
Collins Spanish Dictionary - Complete and Unabridged 8th Edition 2005 © William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1971, 1988 © HarperCollins Publishers 1992, 1993, 1996, 1997, 2000, 2003, 2005

subscription

[səbˈskrɪpʃən]
n
(to charity, organization, fund)don m
(to magazine, newspaper)abonnement m
a life subscription to sth → un abonnement à vie à qch
to take out a subscription to [+ magazine, newspaper] → s'abonner à
(= membership dues) → cotisation f
modif [channel, television] → payant(e)
Collins English/French Electronic Resource. © HarperCollins Publishers 2005

subscription

nSubskription f (form), → Zeichnung f (form); (= money subscribed)Beitrag m; (to newspaper, concert etc) → Abonnement nt (→ to +gen); to take out a subscription to somethingetw abonnieren; to pay one’s subscription (to a club)seinen (Vereins)beitrag bezahlen; by public subscriptionmit Hilfe von or durch Spenden; by subscriptiondurch Subskription(en) f(pl)
Collins German Dictionary – Complete and Unabridged 7th Edition 2005. © William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1980 © HarperCollins Publishers 1991, 1997, 1999, 2004, 2005, 2007

subscription

[səbˈskrɪpʃn] n (to magazine) → abbonamento; (membership fee) → quota d'iscrizione; (for shares) → sottoscrizione f
to take out a subscription to → abbonarsi a
Collins Italian Dictionary 1st Edition © HarperCollins Publishers 1995

subscribe

(səbˈskraib) verb
1. to give money, with other people, to a charity or other cause. He subscribes to a lot of charities; We each subscribed $1 towards the present.
2. (with to) to promise to receive and pay for a series of issues of (a magazine etc). I've been subscribing to that magazine for four years.
subˈscriber noun
a person who subscribes to a charity or a magazine etc.
subscription (səbˈskripʃən) noun
1. the act of subscribing.
2. a sum of money that is subscribed eg for receiving a magazine, for a membership of a club etc.
Kernerman English Multilingual Dictionary © 2006-2013 K Dictionaries Ltd.

subscription

اِشْتِرَاك předplatné abonnement Abonnement συνδρομή suscripción tilaus abonnement pretplata abbonamento 定期購読 구독 abonnement abonnement prenumerata assinatura, subscrição подписка prenumeration ค่าการสมัครสมาชิก abonelik tiền đặt báo dài hạn 订阅
Multilingual Translator © HarperCollins Publishers 2009

sub·scrip·tion

n. subscripción, parte de la receta médica que da instrucciones para la preparación de un medicamento.
English-Spanish Medical Dictionary © Farlex 2012
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The SFP Value Realization Master Fund Ltd., a Cayman Islands-based investment fund holding a 6.8 percent equity stake in Nireco, filed the petition with the Tokyo District Court to prevent the Japanese firm from issuing free stock subscription warrants for shareholders in the event of a takeover bid undesired by the company, they said.
On March 14, Nireco said its board approved the scheme calling for giving all of its stockholders as of March 31 free stock subscription warrants, or the right to buy new shares.