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prescribe

verb   /prɪˈskraɪb/ ( present participle prescribing, past tense and past participle prescribed)
to order treatment for someone, or to say what someone should do or use to treat an illness or injury recetar, mandar
(Definition of prescribe from the Cambridge English-Spanish Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)

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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