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a reply by a Pope to an inquiry concerning a point of law or morality
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"
revision, revisal, revise, rescriptnoun
the act of rewriting something
rewrite, revision, rescriptnoun
something that has been written again
"the rewrite was much better"
The answer of an emperor (originally the Roman Emperor) when formally consulted by a magistrate or other persons on some difficult point of law.
The official written answer of the Pope upon a question of canon law, or morals.
A duplicate copy of a legal document.
A rewriting, a document copied or written again.
To script again or anew.
We're rescripting some popular British TV shows for an American audience.
Samuel Johnson's Dictionary
Edict of an emperour.
Etymology: rescrit, Fr. rescriptum, Lat.
One finding a great mass of money digged under ground, and being somewhat doubtful, signified it to the emperor, who made a rescript thus; Use it. Francis Bacon, Apophthegms.
The popes, in such cases, where canons were silent, did, after the manner of the Roman emperors, write back their determinations, which were stiled rescripts or decretal epistles, having the force of laws. John Ayliffe, Parergon.
In legal terminology, a rescript is a document that is issued not on the initiative of the author, but in response (it literally means 'written back') to a specific demand made by its addressee. It does not apply to more general legislation.
the answer of an emperor when formallyconsulted by particular persons on some difficult question; hence, an edict or decree
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.]
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
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. rescriptum—re-, back, scribĕre, scriptum, to write.]
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The numerical value of rescript in Chaldean Numerology is: 1
The numerical value of rescript in Pythagorean Numerology is: 9
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