nonprescription

adjective
non·​pre·​scrip·​tion | \ ˌnän-pri-ˈskrip-shən How to pronounce nonprescription (audio) \

Definition of nonprescription

: capable of being bought without a doctor's prescription nonprescription drugs

Examples of nonprescription in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Another grantee, Ellume, was authorized for nonprescription home use in December 2020. Lydia Depillis, ProPublica, 21 Dec. 2021

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First Known Use of nonprescription

1958, in the meaning defined above

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“Nonprescription.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/nonprescription. Accessed 2 Jul. 2022.

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nonprescription

adjective
non·​pre·​scrip·​tion | \ ˌnän-pri-ˈskrip-shən How to pronounce nonprescription (audio) \

Medical Definition of nonprescription

: available for purchase without a doctor's prescription nonprescription drugs

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Nglish: Translation of nonprescription for Spanish Speakers

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