imprescriptible

imprescriptible

[im-pri-skrip-tuh-buhl]
adjective Law.
not subject to prescription.

Origin:
1555–65; < Medieval Latin imprescriptibilis. See im-2, prescriptible

imprescriptibility, noun
imprescriptibly, adverb
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imprescriptible (ˌɪmprɪˈskrɪptəbəl)
 
adj
law immune or exempt from prescription
 
imprescripti'bility
 
n
 
impre'scriptibly
 
adv

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imprescriptible
"inalienable, not subject to prescription," 1563, from in- "not" + L. praescriptus, pp. of praescribere "to write beforehand" (see prescribe). Usually with right.
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