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subscribernoun [C]

uk   /səbˈskraɪbər/  us   /-bɚ/
COMMERCE someone who ​pays to receive a ​newspaper or ​magazineregularly or to use a ​phoneline or ​internetservice: broadband/​cable/​internet subscriberssubscriber to sth They have 27,950 subscribers to their ​dailyemailnewsletter. The ​mobilephonecompany has a ​global subscriber ​base of 59m ​users.
STOCK MARKET someone who ​formallyasks to ​buyshares when they are issued : A ​sharpfall in fourth-quarter subscriber ​numbers overshadowed a ​rise in full-year pre-tax ​profits.
LAW someone who ​signs a memorandum of ​association (= ​document needed to ​officiallyform a new ​company) of a new ​company and promises to ​buy a particular ​number of ​shares: The ​minimumfigure for ​sharecapital can be of any ​amount, ​provided the subscribers to the ​memorandum take at least one ​share each.
(Definition of subscriber from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “subscriber”
in Chinese (Simplified) 订购者,订阅人, 用户, 定期捐款者…
in Chinese (Traditional) 訂購者,訂閱人, 用戶, 定期捐款者…
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