What does rescript mean?

Definitions for rescript
ˈriˌskrɪptre·script

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. rescriptnoun

    a reply by a Pope to an inquiry concerning a point of law or morality

  2. decree, edict, fiat, order, rescriptnoun

    a legally binding command or decision entered on the court record (as if issued by a court or judge)

    "a friend in New Mexico said that the order caused no trouble out there"

  3. revision, revisal, revise, rescriptnoun

    the act of rewriting something

  4. rewrite, revision, rescriptnoun

    something that has been written again

    "the rewrite was much better"

Wiktionary

  1. rescriptnoun

    The answer of an emperor (originally the Roman Emperor) when formally consulted by a magistrate or other persons on some difficult point of law.

  2. rescriptnoun

    The official written answer of the Pope upon a question of canon law, or morals.

  3. rescriptnoun

    A duplicate copy of a legal document.

  4. rescriptnoun

    A rewriting, a document copied or written again.

  5. rescriptverb

    To script again or anew.

    We're rescripting some popular British TV shows for an American audience.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Rescriptverb

    the answer of an emperor when formallyconsulted by particular persons on some difficult question; hence, an edict or decree

    Etymology: [L. rescriptum: cf. F. rescrit, formerly also spelt rescript. See Rescribe,v. t.]

  2. Rescriptverb

    the official written answer of the pope upon a question of canon law, or morals

    Etymology: [L. rescriptum: cf. F. rescrit, formerly also spelt rescript. See Rescribe,v. t.]

  3. Rescriptverb

    a counterpart

    Etymology: [L. rescriptum: cf. F. rescrit, formerly also spelt rescript. See Rescribe,v. t.]

Freebase

  1. Rescript

    A rescript is a document that is issued not on the initiative of the author, but in response to a specific demand made by its addressee. It does not apply to more general legislation.

Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

  1. Rescript

    rē′skript, n. the official answer of a pope or an emperor to any legal question: an edict or decree.—n. Rescrip′tion, the answering of a letter.—adj. Rescrip′tive.—adv. Rescrip′tively. [Fr.,—L. rescriptumre-, back, scribĕre, scriptum, to write.]

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Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of rescript in Chaldean Numerology is: 1

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of rescript in Pythagorean Numerology is: 9

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