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From: DICT.TW English-Chinese Dictionary 英漢字典

 sub·scrip·tion /səbˈskrɪpʃən/

From: DICT.TW English-Chinese Medical Dictionary 英漢醫學字典

 sub·scrip·tion /səbˈskrɪpʃən/ 名詞

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Sub·scrip·tion n.
 1. The act of subscribing.
 2. That which is subscribed. Specifically: (a) A paper to which a signature is attached. (b) The signature attached to a paper. (c) Consent or attestation by underwriting the name. (d) Sum subscribed; amount of sums subscribed; as, an individual subscription to a fund.
 3. Eccl. The acceptance of articles, or other tests tending to promote uniformity; esp. Ch. of Eng., formal assent to the Thirty-nine Articles and the Book of Common Prayer, required before ordination.
 4. Submission; obedience. [Obs.]
    You owe me no subscription.   --Shak.
 5. Pharm. That part of a prescription which contains the direction to the apothecary.

From: WordNet (r) 2.0

      n 1: a payment for consecutive issues of a newspaper or magazine
           for a given period of time
      2: agreement expressed by (or as if expressed by) signing your
      3: a pledged contribution
      4: the act of signing your name; writing your signature (as on
         a document); "the deed was attested by the subscription of
         his signature"