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verb [transitive]     inscribe pronunciation in British English
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present tense
present participleinscribing
past tenseinscribed
past participleinscribed
  1. to write or cut words on or in something, especially as a record of an achievement or in order to honour someone
    inscribe something with something:

    a gold watch inscribed with her initials

    inscribe something on something:

    The names of all the dead were inscribed on the monument.

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a description of an economic or political situation based on analysis of information at the present time

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an unregulated form of capitalism that features financial deregulation, privatisation and low tax for high earners

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