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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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n. - Something that has been written again; The act of rewriting something; A legally binding command or decision entered on the court record (as if issued by a court or judge); A reply by a Pope to an inquiry concerning a point of law or morality.

Usage examples (29)
  • The date of the rescript is the third consulship of Antoninus
  • The well-known Imperial rescript, which is kept framed in every school, reads as follows:
  • Even in that phrase the Emperor betrayed the fact that his rescript was the outcome, not of his convictions, but of his imbecility.
  • This, however, might easily be explained by assuming that Ezra himself had had a hand in drafting the rescript, which is not impossible. for more
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