prescribe vs. proscribe – The Correct Way to Use Each | Confusing Words
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Prescribe

Definition:

issue commands or orders for

Examples:

A doctor can prescribe medication.

VS.

Proscribe

Definition:

command against

Examples:

The elders of the tribe proscribed against bigamy.

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