Definition of 'prescribe'
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The heady feeling of power from a new outfit was better than anything the doctor could prescribe for you. JUST BETWEEN US (2002)`Run out of my own little stash and doctors nowadays have to account for every drug they prescribe. SEA MUSIC (2002)`I'll prescribe some mild tranquillisers for you, but on the whole I think a change of scene would do the trick. HIDING FROM THE LIGHT (2002)
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Translations for 'prescribe'
British English: prescribe /prɪˈskraɪb/ VERB
If a doctor prescribes treatment, he or she states what medicine or treatment a patient should have.
The physician examines the patient and prescribes medication.
- American English: prescribe
- Arabic: يَصِفُ الطَّبِيبُ عِلاجَاً
- Brazilian Portuguese: receitar
- Chinese: 开处方
- Croatian: propisati
- Czech: předepsat
- Danish: ordinere
- Dutch: voorschrijven
- European Spanish: prescribir
- Finnish: määrätä lääkettä
- French: prescrire
- German: verschreiben
- Greek: συνταγογραφώ
- Italian: prescrivere
- Japanese: 処方する
- Korean: 처방하다
- Norwegian: foreskrive
- Polish: zalecić
- European Portuguese: receitar
- Romanian: a prescrie
- Russian: предписывать
- Spanish: prescribir
- Swedish: förskriva
- Thai: สั่งจ่ายยา
- Turkish: ilaç yazmak
- Ukrainian: призначати
- Vietnamese: kê thuốc
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