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"inscribe" in British English

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inscribeverb [T]

uk   us   /ɪnˈskraɪb/ formal
to write words in a ​book or ​carve (= ​cut) them on an ​object: The ​prizewinners each ​receive a ​book with ​theirnames inscribed on the first ​page. The ​wall of the ​church was inscribed with the ​names of the ​dead from World War I.
(Definition of inscribe from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

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inscribeverb [T]

 us   /ɪnˈskrɑɪb/
to write words in a ​book or ​cut words onto the ​surface of an ​object: She inscribed the ​book, "To my number-one ​fan."
inscription
noun [C]  us   /ɪnˈskrɪp·ʃən/
Wind and ​rainwore away the inscriptions on the ​gravestones.
(Definition of inscribe from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “inscribe”
in Spanish inscribir…
in Vietnamese khắc…
in Malaysian menulis…
in Thai จารึก…
in French inscrire…
in German beschriften…
in Chinese (Simplified) 题写, 刻,雕…
in Turkish yazmak, kazımak…
in Russian надписывать (книгу), гравировать…
in Indonesian menulis, menggoreskan…
in Chinese (Traditional) 題寫, 刻,雕…
in Polish napisać, zadedykować, wyryć…
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