script
I. noun Etymology: Middle English, from Latin scriptum thing written, from neuter of scriptus, past participle of scribere to write — more at scribe Date: 14th century 1. a. something written ; text b. an original or principal instrument or document c. (1) manuscript 1 (2) the written text of a stage play, screenplay, or broadcast; specifically the one used in production or performance 2. a. a style of printed letters that resembles handwriting b. written characters ; handwriting c. alphabet 3. a plan of action II. transitive verb Date: 1935 1. to prepare a script for or from 2. to provide carefully considered details for (as a plan of action) <
an event carefully scripted to attract attention
>
III. noun Date: 1951 prescription 4a

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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