prescript

adjective
pre·​script | \ ˈprē-ˌskript How to pronounce prescript (audio) , pri-ˈskript \

Definition of prescript

: prescribed as a rule

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prescript \ ˈprē-​ˌskript How to pronounce prescript (audio) \ noun

First Known Use of prescript

15th century, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for prescript

Middle English, from Latin praescriptus, past participle of praescribere

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“Prescript.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/prescript. Accessed 11 May. 2021.

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