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prescribe

verb /prəˈskraib/
to advise or order (the use of)
recetar; prescribir
My doctor prescribed some pills for my cold Here is a list of books prescribed by the examiners for the exam.
prescription /-ˈskrip-/ noun a doctor’s (usually written) instructions for the preparing and taking of a medicine
receta; prescripción
He gave me a prescription to give to the chemist.
the act of prescribing.
prescripción
(Definition of prescribe from the Password English-Spanish Dictionary © 2013 K Dictionaries Ltd)
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