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Chinese (Simplified) translation of “doctor's orders”

doctor's orders

plural noun     /ˌdɒk.təˈzɔː.dəz/ US  /ˌdɑːk.tɚˈzɔːr.dɚz/ mainly humorous
used to mean that you must do something because your doctor has told you to do it
(谨遵)医嘱
I have to have a week off work - it's doctor's orders!
我得请一周假——这可是医嘱说的!
Instructions and ordersDoctors and health workers generally
(Definition of doctor's orders plural noun from the Cambridge English-Chinese (Simplified) Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)

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