[ uh-skrip-shuh n ]
/ əˈskrɪp ʃən /
the act of ascribing.
a statement ascribing something, especially praise to the Deity.
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Also ad·scrip·tion [ad-skrip-shuh n] /ædˈskrɪp ʃən/.
Words nearby ascription
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Example sentences from the Web for adscription
Such is the Adscription of a triangle: The adscription of an ordinate triangulate is now to be taught.
And thus is the common adscription of a circle: The adscription of a rectilineall followeth, and first of a Triangle.
British Dictionary definitions for adscription (1 of 2)
/ (ədˈskrɪpʃən) /
a less common word for ascription
British Dictionary definitions for adscription (2 of 2)
/ (əˈskrɪpʃən) /
the act of ascribing
a statement ascribing something to someone, esp praise to God
Word Origin for ascription
C16: from Latin ascrīptiō, from ascrībere to ascribe
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