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used in Fast Food Nation

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to recommend or require what should be done

or more specifically:

of a medical doctor:  to give medical instructions — such as writing that a patient should take antibiotics
  • After getting stitches and a strong prescription painkiller, he was driven back to the slaughterhouse and put back on the production line.
    p. 187.1
  • Harding was sent home with a prescription for an antibiotic.
    p. 193.7
  • The nation's other leading food safety agency, the FDA, spends much of its budget regulating prescription drugs.
    p. 264.3

There are no more uses of "prescribe" in Fast Food Nation.

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