Proscribe vs. Prescribe: What’s the Difference? – by Writing Explained…

Have you ever been at a doctor’s office, and you were unsure whether your physician was recommending that you take a certain medication, or expressly forbidding you to do so?

If you have ever found yourself in that situation, it is probably because your medical professional was not using language carefully. The words prescribe and proscribe are similar enough that many people get them confused, but they mean different things.

Continue reading to find out whether you should choose proscribe or prescribe, and what you are conveying when you write these words.

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