inscription

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Latin inscriptionem (inscriptio).

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ɪnˈskɹɪpʃən/
  • Rhymes: -ɪpʃən
  • (file)
  • Hyphenation: in‧scrip‧tion

Noun[edit]

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inscription (countable and uncountable, plural inscriptions)

  1. The act of inscribing.
  2. Text carved on a wall or plaque, such as a memorial or gravestone.
  3. The text on a coin.
  4. Words written in the front of a book as a dedication.

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French[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Latin inscrīptiō.

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

inscription f (plural inscriptions)

  1. registration, enrolment
  2. inscription

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