imprescriptible

[ im-pri-skrip-tuh-buhl ]
/ ˌɪm prɪˈskrɪp tə bəl /

adjective Law.

not subject to prescription.

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Origin of imprescriptible

From the Medieval Latin word imprescriptibilis, dating back to 1555–65. See im-2, prescriptible

OTHER WORDS FROM imprescriptible

im·pre·scrip·ti·bil·i·ty, nounim·pre·scrip·ti·bly, adverb
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British Dictionary definitions for imprescriptible

imprescriptible
/ (ˌɪmprɪˈskrɪptəbəl) /

adjective

law immune or exempt from prescription

Derived forms of imprescriptible

imprescriptibility, nounimprescriptibly, adverb
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