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over the counter

Drugs that are bought over the counter are bought in a shop without first visiting a doctor: You can buy most cold remedies over the counter. [before noun] over-the-counter medicines
Translations of “over the counter”
in Chinese (Traditional) (買藥)不用處方,在藥店購買…
in Chinese (Simplified) (买药)不用处方,在药店购买…
(Definition of over the counter from the Cambridge Advanced Learners Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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