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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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adj. - Set down as a rule or guide; Formally laid down or imposed; Conforming to set usage, procedure, or discipline; Fixed or established especially by order or command.

Usage examples (34)
  • In prescribed order
  • Philip A. Ross, Esq. of Morganville for the term prescribed by law.
  • Robert C. Doria of Bayonne to succeed himself, for the term prescribed by law.
  • James R. D'Andrea of Weehawken to succeed himself, for the term prescribed by law. for more
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