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"subscription" in British English

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subscriptionnoun

uk   /səbˈskrɪp.ʃən/  us   /səbˈskrɪp.ʃən/
  • subscription noun (REGULAR PAYMENT)

[C] an amount of money that you pay regularly to receive a product or service: I decided to take out (= pay for) a subscription to a gardening magazine. Your business can be listed on the website for a low monthly subscription.
UK (informal sub) an amount of money that you pay regularly to be a member of an organization or club: We bought our niece an annual subscription to the tennis club.
[C] (also subscription ticket) a season ticket (= a ticket that can be used many times within a limited period) for cultural events: His parents had a subscription to the local philharmonic orchestra.
  • subscription noun (SHARES)

[C or U] an opportunity to buy shares in a company: You will soon have the opportunity to purchase stock through a subscription offering.
(Definition of subscription from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

"subscription" in Business English

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subscriptionnoun

uk   us   /səbˈskrɪpʃən/
[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.
(Definition of subscription from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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