Definition of 'subscription'

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Synonyms of "subscription"
Synonyms of "subscription"
French Translation of "subscription"
French Translation of "subscription"
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Example sentences containing 'subscription'

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Perhaps you have to pay a subscription for that. Times, Sunday Times (2008)Rival publishers are considering launching their own digital subscription services. Times, Sunday Times (2011)This gives complete membership so subscriptions are lower. Times, Sunday Times (2006)They have millions of members paying subscriptions for that. The Sun (2012)The new service is funded by dealer subscriptions. The Sun (2010)We were then told a magazine subscription was causing problems. Times, Sunday Times (2014)The sites make their money from subscriptions and online advertising. Times, Sunday Times (2014)Instead we should make membership subscriptions the only legal source of income. Times, Sunday Times (2015)It would be funded by subscriptions from teachers who sign up as members. Times, Sunday Times (2014)It may be magazine subscriptions or all sorts of stuff. Times, Sunday Times (2009)Last week it said that it would sell them so that it can make money selling subscriptions to electronic databases. Times, Sunday Times (2008)No subscription or payment is required. Times, Sunday Times (2012)No online subscription or payment necessary. Times, Sunday Times (2012)They also receive a 12-month subscription to the game. The Sun (2008)It will be free-to-air before becoming a subscription channel by the end of the year. The Sun (2011)Members receive exclusive football, rugby and cricket highlights free as part of their subscription. Times, Sunday Times (2014)You must pay a subscription of 50p a week. Times, Sunday Times (2007)That levy on your telly is an absurdly old-fashioned concept in the modern era of digital subscriptions. The Sun (2015)This could also result in a reduction in members' subscriptions. Times, Sunday Times (2013)Most pay a subscription fee, but the company is now making more money from merchandising. Times, Sunday Times (2012)He pays his boxers well and the fans do not have to shell out for subscription channels and pay-per-view supplements. Times, Sunday Times (2016) Buy a subscription from only 23 a quarter and have the TLS delivered direct to your door weekly. The Times Literary Supplement (2012)

Synonyms of 'subscription'

membership fee, charge, dues, annual payment

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In Common Usage. subscription is one of the 10000 most commonly used words in the Collins dictionary

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Translations for 'subscription'

British English: subscription /səbˈskrɪpʃən/ NOUN
A subscription is an amount of money that you pay regularly to receive a service or magazine, or to belong to or support an organization.
Members pay a subscription every year.
  • American English: subscription
  • Arabic: اِشْتِرَاك
  • Brazilian Portuguese: subscrição
  • Chinese: 订阅
  • Croatian: pretplata
  • Czech: předplatné
  • Danish: abonnement
  • Dutch: abonnement
  • European Spanish: suscripción
  • Finnish: tilaus lehden tms.
  • French: abonnement
  • German: Abonnement
  • Greek: συνδρομή
  • Italian: abbonamento
  • Japanese: 定期購読
  • Korean: 구독
  • Norwegian: abonnement
  • Polish: prenumerata
  • European Portuguese: assinatura
  • Romanian: subscripție
  • Russian: подписка
  • Spanish: suscripción
  • Swedish: prenumeration
  • Thai: ค่าการสมัครสมาชิก
  • Turkish: abonelik
  • Ukrainian: передплата
  • Vietnamese: tiền đặt báo dài hạn
British English: subscription ADJECTIVE
A subscription channel is a channel that you can watch only if you pay a subscription.
The subscription channel shows live football covering the top two divisions.
  • American English: subscription
  • Brazilian Portuguese: por assinatura
  • Chinese: 付费的电视或频道
  • European Spanish: de pago
  • French: payant
  • German: Abonnements-
  • Italian: a pagamento
  • Japanese: 契約者専用の
  • Korean: 방송 유료
  • European Portuguese: por assinatura
  • Spanish: de pago


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