Definition of prescript in English:

prescript

noun

formal, dated
  • An ordinance, law, or command.

    • ‘In addition to this, self-effecting subservient attitudes are enforced through strictly prescribed norms and moral prescripts of ‘good’ behaviour.’
    • ‘God does call us to a new way of being in the world; it is a way not of laws and prescripts, but a way of righteousness and justice.’
    principle, rule, tenet, canon, code, doctrine, guideline, working principle, law, ordinance, statute, command, order, decree, mandate, dictate, dictum, directive, direction, instruction, injunction, prescription, commandment
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Origin

Mid 16th century: from Latin praescriptum something directed in writing neuter past participle of praescribere (see prescribe).

Pronunciation:

prescript

/ˈprēˌskript//prēˈskript/