Focus on the pronunciation of subscription
English definition of “subscription”
› [C or U] STOCK MARKET, FINANCE an occasion when shares in a company are issued , or the number of shares involved: You will soon have the opportunity to purchase stock through a subscription offering. The subscription price was 287p. Rights issues require a minimum subscription period of 3 weeks.
› [U] STOCK MARKET, FINANCE the act of asking or agreeing to buy shares in a company: Preferential subscription rights are offered to existing shareholders.
› [C or U] (informal sub) COMMERCE, COMMUNICATIONS an amount of money paid regularly to receive a newspaper or magazine, to use a phone line or internet service, or to be a member of an organization, or the act of paying this money: charge/pay a subscription cancel/renew a subscription I've taken out a subscription to the gym. a membership subscription subscription charges/fees/prices an online music subscription service An annual subscription to the magazine costs £32.50. These government publications are available on subscription.
› [C] (also subscription ticket) a season ticket for cultural events: a subscription concert Theatregoers who bought subscriptions did not receive refunds when the playhouse closed.