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rescript (ˈriːˌskrɪpt)
1.  (in ancient Rome) an ordinance taking the form of a reply by the emperor to a question on a point of law
2.  any official announcement or edict; a decree
3.  something rewritten
4.  the act or process of rewriting
[C16: from Latin rēscriptum a reply, from rēscribere to write back]

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