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    the amount pledged by subscribers

    subscription
    (2) : the whole amount realized from or pledged by subscribers to a particular offering
    the subscription amounted to over 3000 dollars
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    Show me, please, in a dictionary the relevant meaning of 'pledge'.
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    Re: the amount pledged by subscribers

    Quote Originally Posted by Vik-Nik-Sor View Post
    subscription
    (2) : the whole amount realized from or pledged by subscribers to a particular offering
    the subscription amounted to over 3000 dollars
    M-W

    Show me, please, in a dictionary, the relevant meaning of 'pledge'.
    Thank you.
    "Pledged" is the past tense of "pledge". If someone pledged, they promised. For example, "He pledged to quit drinking." "The whole amount realized from, or pledged (promised) by, subscribers to a particular..." If you look in a dictionary you will find that most of the various meanings are related to a promise to do or not do something.

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    Re: the amount pledged by subscribers

    Quote Originally Posted by Vik-Nik-Sor View Post
    subscription
    (2) : the whole amount realized from or pledged by subscribers to a particular offering
    the subscription amounted to over 3000 dollars
    M-W

    Show me, please, in a dictionary the relevant meaning of 'pledge'.
    Thank you.
    I assume that you took that definition of "subscription" from a dictionary. Did that dictionary not have an entry for "pledge"? You should bookmark Onelook.com and use it to look up any definition you need.
    Remember - if you don't use correct capitalisation, punctuation and spacing, anything you write will be incorrect.

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    Re: the amount pledged by subscribers

    Quote Originally Posted by emsr2d2 View Post
    Did that dictionary not have an entry for "pledge"?
    It did, but I just couldn't understand how this word fitted that in the the definition in question.


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