prescription ( prescriptions plural )
1 n-count A prescription is the piece of paper on which your doctor writes an order for medicine and which you give to a chemist or pharmacist to get the medicine.
You will have to take your prescription to a chemist.
2 n-count A prescription is a medicine which a doctor has told you to take.
The prescription Ackerman gave me isn't doing any good. If a medicine is available on prescription, you can only get it from a chemist or pharmacist if a doctor gives you a prescription for it.
on prescription phrase usu PHR after v
The drug is available on prescription only.
3 n-count A prescription is a proposal or a plan which gives ideas about how to solve a problem or improve a situation. ...the economic prescriptions of Ireland's main political parties.
repeat prescription ( repeat prescriptions plural ) A repeat prescription is a prescription for a medicine that you have taken before or that you use regularly.
Traducción diccionario Collins Inglés Cobuild
1 direction, formula, instruction, recipe
2 drug, medicine, mixture, preparation, remedy
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