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[ suhb-skrip-shuhn ]
/ səbˈskrɪp ʃən /
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noun
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Origin of subscription

1400–50; late Middle English <Old French subscription <Latin subscrīptiōn- (stem of subscrīptiō) “something written beneath, signature, subscription” equivalent to subscrīpt(us) (see subscript) + -iōn--ion

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British Dictionary definitions for subscription

subscription
/ (səbˈskrɪpʃən) /

noun
Abbreviation: sub

Derived forms of subscription

subscriptive, adjective
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Medical definitions for subscription

subscription
[ səb-skrĭpshən ]

n.
The part of a prescription giving the directions to the pharmacist.
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