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prescription

noun [C]
 
 
/prɪˈskrɪpʃən/
a doctor's written instruction for the medicine that someone needs and for how it should be used: These drugs are only available on prescription. The doctor wrote him a prescription for two tablets, 100 mg each for a total of 200 mg a day. prescription medications/medicines/pharmaceuticals
Translations of “prescription”
in Korean 처방전…
in Arabic وَصْفة طِبِيّة…
in Portuguese receita médica…
in Catalan recepta…
in Japanese 処方箋(せん)…
in Italian ricetta medica…
in Chinese (Traditional) 藥物, 處方,藥方, 處方上開的藥…
in Russian рецепт (на лекарство)…
in Turkish reçete…
in Chinese (Simplified) 药物, 处方,药方, 处方上开的药…
in Polish recepta…
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