subscription

[ suh b-skrip-shuh n ]
/ səbˈskrɪp ʃən /

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 subscriptive

subscription
/ (səbˈskrɪpʃən) /

noun

Abbreviation: sub

Derived forms of subscription

subscriptive, adjective
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Medical definitions for subscriptive

subscription
[ səb-skrĭpshən ]

n.

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