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nonprescription

[non-pri-skrip-shuh n] /ˌnɒn prɪˈskrɪp ʃən/
adjective
1.
(of drugs, medication, etc.) legally available for purchase without a doctor's prescription; over-the-counter.
Origin of nonprescription
1955-1960
1955-60; non- + prescription
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  • They were both wearing short-sleeved, nonprescription blouses of their own.
  • Over-the-counter or nonprescription medications make use of the drowsiness caused by some common medications.
nonprescription in Medicine

nonprescription non·pre·scrip·tion (nŏn'prĭ-skrĭp'shən)
adj.
Sold legally without a physician's prescription; over-the-counter.

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