abonnement

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Borrowed from French abonnement, from French abonner (subscribe).

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Noun[edit]

abonnement (plural abonnements)

  1. A subscription or season ticket in a French-speaking country or another country where abonnement is the local term. [First attested in the late 19th century.]
    • 1931, Mitchell Benedict Carroll, Taxation of Business in France, page 47:
      Securities in respect of which no abonnement has been contracted will be described as "not under abonnement," and those subject to such an agreement will be indicated as "under abonnement."

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Danish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From French abonnement (subscription).

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /abonəmanɡ/, [ɑb̥onəˈmɑŋ], [ab̥onəˈmɑŋ] or IPA(key): /abɔnəmanɡ/, [ɑb̥ɔnəˈmɑŋ], [ab̥ɔnəˈmɑŋ]

Noun[edit]

abonnement n (singular definite abonnementet, plural indefinite abonnementer)

  1. subscription (the purchase of a series of things)

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Dutch[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Borrowed from French abonnement.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ˌɑ.bɔ.nəˈmɛnt/
  • (file)
  • Hyphenation: abon‧ne‧ment
  • Rhymes: -ɛnt

Noun[edit]

abonnement n (plural abonnementen, diminutive abonnementje n)

  1. subscription
  2. season ticket, especially for public transport (train, bus, etc...)

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  • Indonesian: abonemen

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French[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From abonner +‎ -ment.

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Noun[edit]

abonnement m (plural abonnements)

  1. subscription

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Norwegian Bokmål[edit]

Norwegian Bokmål Wikipedia has an article on:
Wikipedia nb

Etymology[edit]

From French abonnement (subscription), from both abonner (subscribe), from Old French aboner + and the suffix -ment, from Middle French -ment, from Old French -ment, from Latin mente, ablative singular of mēns (mind, intellect, reason), from Proto-Italic *mentis, from Proto-Indo-European *méntis (thought), from *men- (to think, mind) + *-tis (derives abstract/action nouns from verb roots).

Pronunciation[edit]

  • (file)
  • IPA(key): /abʊnəˈmaŋ/
  • Rhymes: -aŋ
  • Hyphenation: ab‧on‧ne‧ment

Noun[edit]

abonnement n (definite singular abonnementet, indefinite plural abonnement or abonnementer, definite plural abonnementa or abonnementene)

  1. a subscription (access to a resource for a period of time, generally for payment)
    • 1940, Henrik Ibsen, Samlede verker XVI, page 239:
      mit abonnement paa Morgenbladet er ude med maj maaned
      my subscription to Morgenbladet is out with the month of May
    • 1992, Torgrim Eggen, Gjeld, page 16:
      abonnementet på Aftenposten gikk ut for to uker siden
      the subscription to Aftenposten expired two weeks ago
    • 1997, Arild Linneberg, Far og barn i moderlandet, page X:
      moren hadde plutselig tegnet abonnement på Donald
      the mother had suddenly subscribed to Donald
    • 1998, May B. Lund, … ikke stykkevis og delt:
      [hun] var fristet til å si opp abonnementet i protest
      [she] was tempted to cancel the subscription in protest
    • 2007, Jorun Thørring, Tarantellen:
      hun hadde ikke mobil lenger, telefonselskapet hadde stengt abonnementet
      she no longer had a mobile phone, the telephone company had closed the subscription
    tegne abonnement på en avissubscribe to a newspaper
    si opp abonnementet på avisenunsubscribe from the newspaper
    ha abonnement på forestillinger i operaenhave a subscription to performances in the opera
    abonnementet løper ut ved nyttårthe subscription expires at new year
  2. (rare) number of subscribers to a magazine, a newspaper or the like
    • 1907, Alexander L. Kielland, Breve II, page 21:
      vort abonnement stiger; vi trykker allerede 1300 exemplarer
      our subscription increases; we are already printing 1300 copies

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Norwegian Nynorsk[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From French abonnement.

Noun[edit]

abonnement n (definite singular abonnementet, indefinite plural abonnement, definite plural abonnementa)

  1. a subscription

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