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English definition of “prescription”

prescription

noun     /prɪˈskrɪpʃən/
B1 [C] a piece of paper saying what medicine someone needs or the medicine itself: a doctor's prescription Medicine in different forms
on prescription UK (US by prescription) If you get a medicine on prescription, you only get it if you have a written instruction from your doctor.Medicine in different forms
(Definition of prescription noun from the Cambridge Learner's Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)

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