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English definition of “prescription”

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
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