long negative prescription

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  • prescription — n. 1 the act or an instance of prescribing. 2 a a doctor s (usu. written) instruction for the composition and use of a medicine. b a medicine prescribed. 3 (in full positive prescription) uninterrupted use or possession from time immemorial or… …   Useful english dictionary

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  • pre|scrip|tion — «prih SKRIHP shuhn», noun. 1. the act of prescribing. 2. something prescribed; order; direction: »Figurative. He was carrying no “prescription” for peace in the Far East in his mission to Peiping(New York Times). 3. a written direction or order… …   Useful english dictionary

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