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inscribeverb [T]

uk   us   /ɪnˈskraɪb/ formal
to write words in a book or carve (= cut) them on an object: The prize winners each receive a book with their names inscribed on the first page. The wall of the church was inscribed with the names of the dead from World War I.
Translations of “inscribe”
in Vietnamese khắc…
in Spanish inscribir…
in Thai จารึก…
in Malaysian menulis…
in French inscrire…
in German beschriften…
in Chinese (Traditional) 題寫, 刻,雕…
in Indonesian menulis, menggoreskan…
in Russian надписывать (книгу), гравировать…
in Turkish yazmak, kazımak…
in Chinese (Simplified) 题写, 刻,雕…
in Polish napisać, zadedykować, wyryć…
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