prescrever

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Portuguese[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Borrowed from Latin praescrībere, present active infinitive of praescribō.

Verb[edit]

prescrever (first-person singular present indicative prescrevo, past participle prescrito)

  1. (healthcare, transitive) to prescribe (to declare that a drug or treatment should be used by a patient)
  2. (transitive) to prescribe (to specify a procedure or practice as correct or required)
    Antonyms: proscrever
  3. (criminal law, of a crime, intransitive) to become unprosecutable after a time limit, due to a statute of limitations

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