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  • verb Third-person singular simple present indicative form of prescribe.

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Examples

  • But the meaning of a term prescribes its correct application in infinitely many other novel situations that we have not encountered before.

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  • A chalice does not lose its consecration by the mere wearing away of the gilding, because the whole chalice is consecrated; but it becomes unfit for the purpose of consecrating in it, for the rubric prescribes that it be gilded on the inside.

    The Catholic Encyclopedia, Volume 1: Aachen-Assize

  • The ruby ring was made for her little finger instead of the fourth, on which the rubric prescribes that it should be put.

    The Greville Memoirs (Second Part) A Journal of the Reign of Queen Victoria from 1837 to 1852 (Volume 1 of 3)

  • If a fabric’s care label prescribes dry cleaning, spot and stain removal too must be done with dry-cleaning fluids.

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  • If a fabric’s care label prescribes dry cleaning, spot and stain removal too must be done with dry-cleaning fluids.

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  • If a fabric’s care label prescribes dry cleaning, spot and stain removal too must be done with dry-cleaning fluids.

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  • If a fabric’s care label prescribes dry cleaning, spot and stain removal too must be done with dry-cleaning fluids.

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  • Religion, in short, prescribes mischievous practices, becomes impotent except for the production of misery, and is really, though not avowedly, dependent on the popular sanction. [

    The English Utilitarians, Volume II (of 3) James Mill

  • I would also like to follow the fast my church prescribes, which is no animal products from now until Christmas.

    Inflammation and intermittent fasting | The Blog of Michael R. Eades, M.D.

  • But note that there is also an implicit warning against a stronger alternative when a care label specifies a gentler one; for example, a label that prescribes warm water is implicitly warning you not to use hot, even though no warning words are used explicitly.

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