prescript

[ adjective pri-skript, pree-skript; noun pree-skript ]
/ adjective prɪˈskrɪpt, ˈpri skrɪpt; noun ˈpri skrɪpt /

adjective

noun

that which is prescribed or laid down, as a rule, precept, or order.

Origin of prescript

1425–75; late Middle English (adj.) < Latin praescrīptus past participle of praescrībere to prescribe. See pre-, script
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prescript


noun (ˈpriːskrɪpt)

something laid down or prescribed

adjective (prɪˈskrɪpt, ˈpriːskrɪpt)

prescribed as a rule

Word Origin for prescript

C16: from Latin praescriptum something written down beforehand, from praescrībere to prescribe
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