over-the-counter
over-the-counter over-the-counter adj. 1. able to be sold legally without a doctor's prescription; -- of medicinal drugs. Contrasted with {prescription}. [prenominal]

Syn: nonprescription(prenominal). [WordNet 1.5]

2. (Finance) not quoted on a stock exchange; sold only through private negotiations between buyer and seller; -- of securities; as, over-the-counter stocks. [WordNet 1.5]


The Collaborative International Dictionary of English. 2000.

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