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English definition of “over-the-counter”


adjective [not gradable]    /ˈoʊ·vər·ðəˈkɑʊn·tər/
(of drugs ) legally sold without a prescription (= special written instruction from a doctor ): The painkiller is available as an over-the-counter drug .
(Definition of over-the-counter adjective from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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