HyperDic: over-the-counter

English > 2 senses of the word over-the-counter:
ADJECTIVEallover-the-counter, nonprescriptionpurchasable without a doctor's prescription
allover-the-counter, otc(of securities) not traded on a stock exchange
English > over-the-counter: 2 senses > adjective 1
Meaningpurchasable without a doctor's prescription.
Example "an over-the-counter cold remedy"
Synonymnonprescription
Categorymedicine, medication, medicament, medicinal drug(medicine) something that treats or prevents or alleviates the symptoms of disease
Oppositeprescriptionavailable only with a doctor's written prescription
Spanishde venta libre, sin prescripción, sin receta médica
English > over-the-counter: 2 senses > adjective 2
Meaning(of securities) not traded on a stock exchange.
Example"over-the-counter stocks"
Synonymotc
Broaderunlistednot on a list

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