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[adj. pri-skript, pree-skript; n. pree-skript] /adj. prɪˈskrɪpt, ˈpri skrɪpt; n. ˈpri skrɪpt/
adjective
noun
2.
that which is prescribed or laid down, as a rule, precept, or order.
Origin
late Middle English
1425-1475
1425-75; late Middle English (adj.) < Latin praescrīptus past participle of praescrībere to prescribe. See pre-, script
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  • Initially, numerous organizations reported that physicians were reluctant to include this crucial information on prescript ions.
  • If you cannot read the signature, please call to verify who signed the prescript ion.
  • And they define virtue to be life ordered according to the prescript of nature.
British Dictionary definitions for prescript

prescript

noun (ˈpriːskrɪpt)
1.
something laid down or prescribed
adjective (prɪˈskrɪpt; ˈpriːskrɪpt)
2.
prescribed as a rule
Word Origin
C16: from Latin praescriptum something written down beforehand, from praescrībere to prescribe
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