Imprescriptible



[im-pri-skrip-tuh-buh l] /ˌɪm prɪˈskrɪp tə bəl/

adjective, Law.
1.
not subject to prescription.
/ˌɪmprɪˈskrɪptəbəl/
adjective
1.
(law) immune or exempt from prescription
adj.

“inalienable, not subject to prescription,” 1560s, French imprescriptible (16c.) or a native formation from assimilated form of in- (1) “not, opposite of” + Latin praescriptus, past participle of praescribere “to write beforehand” (see prescribe). Usually with right. Alternative imprescribable is attested from 1887.

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