Definitions and translations for "prescription"

Definition of prescription

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Noun
1. Legal
1. The act of prescribing a rule, law, etc..
2. Also called limitation and negative prescription. A time period within which a right must be exercised, unless the right will be extinguished.
3. Also called acquisitive prescription and positive prescription. A time period after which a person who has, in the role of an owner, uninterruptedly, peacefully, and publicly possessed another's property acquires the property. The described process is known as acquisition by prescription and adverse possession.
2. A written order, as by a physician or nurse practitioner, for the administration of a medicine or other intervention. See also scrip.
3. The prescription medicine or intervention so prescribed.
4. The formal description of the lens geometry needed for spectacles, etc..
5. A piece of advice.
Adjective
6. (of a drug, etc.) only available with a physician or nurse practitioner's written prescription
Many powerful pain killers are prescription drugs in the U.S.
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English - English - prescription

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n. written order for a medication; instruction, directive; order, command
adj. of or pertaining to a medical prescription; obtainable only with a medical prescription (about a medication)
n. prescription, instructions

English - Spanish - prescription

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s. receta, fórmula, prescripción, receta medicinal
adj. con receta; que requiere receta (droga o medicina)

English - French - prescription

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n. prescription, ordonnance; ordre
adj. délivré seulement sur ordonnance

English - German - prescription

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n. Rezept (vom Arzt); Anleitung; Anordnung
adj. verordnet; verschrieben (Medizin)

English - Indonesian - prescription

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n. resep, keputusan, resolusi, rekomendasi

English - Italian - prescription

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s. prescrizione, il prescrivere; norma, disposizione; (Med) ricetta; medicina prescritta; usucapione
agg. prescritto (del dottore); dato solo se registrato

English - Polish - prescription

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n. nakaz, recepta, przepis

English - Portuguese - prescription

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s. prescrição (de medicamento); ordem
adj. relativo a prescrição; medicamento que só se vende mediante prescrição médica

English - Romanian - prescription

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n. prescripţie {med.}, reţetă, prescriere, recomandare

English - Russian - prescription

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с. предписывание, неписаный закон, рекомендация, установка, рецепт, прописанное лекарство, право давности

English - Turkish - prescription

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i. reçete, ilaç yazma, emir, yönerge, zaman aşımı, zaman aşımı ile kazanılan hak

English - Ukrainian - prescription

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n. приписування, розпорядження, рецепт, право давності, призначення

French - English - prescription

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(f) n. prescription, instructions

English - Dutch - prescription

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zn. voorschrijving, voorschrift, recept, verjaring

English - Greek - prescription

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ουσ. συνταγή, προδιαγραφή, συνταγή γιατρού, οδηγία, εντολή, δικαίωμα, κατόχου

French - Spanish - prescription

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(règle) precepto (m)

French - German - prescription

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n. vorschrift, bestimmung, verordnung, verschreibung, anordnung, anweisung, verjährung

French - Italian - prescription

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(règle) precetto (m)

French - Portuguese - prescription

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(règle) prescrição (f)

French - Russian - prescription

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n. распоряжение (f), предписание (f), назначение лечения (f), срок давности (юр.) (f)

French - Turkish - prescription

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[la] zamanaşımı; öğüt; buyruk; reçete

French - Dutch - prescription

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(règle) voorschrift (n)

English - Arabic - prescription

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‏وصفة طبية، روشيتة، أمر، حق التقادم، دعوى قوية، إدعاء حق ما بمرور الزمن، عادة قديمة، فرض‏

English - Chinese - prescription

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(名) 处方, 指示, 命令

English - Chinese - prescription

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(名) 處方, 指示, 命令

English - Hindi - prescription

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n. निर्धारण, निर्धारित वस्तु, नुसख़ा, निर्धारित आ‍ैषधि

English - Japanese - prescription

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(形) 処方箋の
(名) 処方; 処方薬; 時効

English - Korean - prescription

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명. 처방; 규정, 명령
형. 처방에 의해서만 판매되는

English - Vietnamese - prescription

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n. mạng lịnh, qui tắc, toa thuốc, đơn thuốc, thời hiệu
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Synonyms for prescription
exact method: method, recipe, formula, description, blueprint