prescription

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Pronunciation[change]

  • Hyphenation: pre‧scrip‧tion

Noun[change]

Singular
prescription

Plural
prescriptions

A prescription during Prohibition in the United States which a doctor could use to prescribe liquor as medicine
  1. (medicine) A written order, as by a physician, to tell which medicine to take and how many doses of it is needed.
    I got a prescription from my ear doctor for my medicine.

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