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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
(Definition of prescription noun from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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