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Definitions of prescribed

  1. fixed or established especially by order or command; "at the time appointed (or the appointed time") Scrapingweb Dictionary DB
  2. set down as a rule or guide Scrapingweb Dictionary DB

Usage examples for prescribed

  1. But slowly and gradually something may be done- and you are to understand that I never increased upon the prescribed quantity ... – The Letters of Robert Browning and Elizabeth Barrett Barrett, Vol. 1 (of 2) 1845-1846 by Robert Browning and Elizabeth Barrett Barrett
  2. Certainly not that prescribed by the policy of the middle ages. – Rousseau Volumes I. and II. by John Morley