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American English: /prəˈskrɪpʃ(ə)n/
British English: /prɪˈskrɪpʃ(ə)n/

Translation of prescription in Spanish:


  • 1
    (for drug) receta (feminine)
    to make out a prescription
    extender una receta
    to fill or (British) make up a prescription
    preparar una receta
    available on prescription only
    en venta solamente bajo receta
    (before noun) (glasses)
    de fórmula
    prescription charge (in UK)
    (contribución del paciente al costo de las medicinas recetadas)
    Example sentences
    • In brief, the general practitioner writes a prescription which the patient takes to the pharmacist.
    • The authors conclude that at least 7 percent of prescriptions written for pediatric patients in the emergency department are not filled.
    • Then I go to attend to my patients and write prescriptions and directions for their ailments.
  • 2 (recipe) [archaic]
    Example sentences
    • Angus waited outside whilst I went in and bought Gerald's medicine, a continuing prescription routinely picked up once a month.
    • But with prescriptions like antibiotics, the medication must be finished for it to be effective.
    • At the chemist picking up my prescription, I saw two young guys standing in line.
    Example sentences
    • Your institution may have recommendations or prescriptions about the form this should take.
    • Put that way, those recommendations sound like a prescription for improvement of ecology in general, not just studies of urbanization effects.
    • However, the letter demonstrates that recommendations and prescriptions for society often reflect individual biases and belief systems.
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