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prescript

[adj. pri-skript, pree-skript; n. pree-skript]
adjective
noun
2.
that which is prescribed or laid down, as a rule, precept, or order.

Origin:
1425–75; late Middle English (adj.) < Latin praescrīptus past participle of praescrībere to prescribe. See pre-, script

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prescript
 
n
1.  something laid down or prescribed
 
adj
2.  prescribed as a rule
 
[C16: from Latin praescriptum something written down beforehand, from praescrībere to prescribe]

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