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in·scrip·tion

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pronunciation:
ihn skrIp shn
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part of speech: noun
definition 1: something that is inscribed, such as words on a monument.
similar words:
legend
definition 2: the act of inscribing.
definition 3: a short dedication or message, usu. with a signature, as on a book or picture given to someone.
similar words:
motto
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derivations: inscriptional (adj.), inscriptive (adj.)
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