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Definition of Prescription

Prescription

  1. The act of prescribing, directing, or dictating; direction; precept; also, that which is prescribed.
  2. A direction of a remedy or of remedies for a disease, and the manner of using them; a medical recipe; also, a prescribed remedy.
  3. A prescribing for title; the claim of title to a thing by virtue immemorial use and enjoyment; the right or title acquired by possession had during the time and in the manner fixed by law.

Prescription Quotations

Although I don't have a prescription for what others should do, I know I have been very fortunate and feel a responsibility to give back to society in a very significant way.
Bill Gates

We have also arranged things so that almost no one understands science and technology. This is a prescription for disaster. We might get away with it for a while, but sooner or later this combustible mixture of ignorance and power is going to blow up in our faces.
Carl Sagan

There are people who want to make men's lives more difficult for no other reason than the chance it provides them afterwards to offer their prescription for alleviating life; their Christianity, for instance.
Friedrich Nietzsche

I had some eyeglasses. I was walking down the street when suddenly the prescription ran out.
Steven Wright

I was walking down the street wearing glasses when the prescription ran out.
Steven Wright
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Prescription Translations

prescription in Afrikaans is resep
prescription in Dutch is recept
prescription in French is ordonnance, prescription, recette
prescription in German is Vorschrift, Verordnung, Rezept
prescription in Hungarian is recept, orvosi recept
prescription in Italian is prescrizione, ricetta
prescription in Norwegian is resept

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