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- v. Simple past tense and past participle of prescribe.
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- adj. conforming to set usage, procedure, or discipline
- adj. formally laid down or imposed
- adj. fixed or established especially by order or command
- adj. set down as a rule or guide
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The marriage-articles for both couples are drawn and executed; and the ceremony only waits until the parties shall have been resident in the parish the term prescribed by law.
The defendant is sentenced to state prison for the term prescribed by law, which is for a minimum of 10 years to life.
The defendant is sentenced to the term prescribed by law: A minimum of 10 years to life.
Page 76 made in pursuance thereof, for the term prescribed by the said Constitution, and the committee are of the opinion that the Legislature has no power to abate any of said offices so as to effect the present incumbents or to shorten the term for which they were severally elected, and ask to be discharged from further consideration of the same.
There shall be appointed by the President, by and with the advice and consent of Congress, a judge of said court, for the term prescribed by the Constitution, who shall receive compensation at the rate of three thousand five hundred dollars per annum, payable quarterly.
The Statutes at Large of the Provisional Government of the Confederate States of America, from the Institution of the Government, February 8, 1861, to its Termination, February 18, 1862, Inclusive. Arranged in Chronological Order. Together with the Constitution for the Provisional Government, and the Permanent Constitution of the Confederate States, and the Treaties Concluded by the Confederate States with Indian Tribes:
J.J. Shannon & Co., having received a majority of all the votes cast, were declared duly elected Public Printers for the term prescribed by law.
A.Y. Harper having received a majority of all the votes cast was declared to be duly and constitutionally elected to the office of Reporter of the decisions of the High Court of Errors and Appeals for the term prescribed by law.
Moore having received a majority of all the votes cast, was declared duly elected Clerk of the Penitentiary, for the term prescribed by law.
There being no other nominations, Mr.E. P. Russell was elected by acclamation, and declared duly elected superintendent of the Penitentiary for the term prescribed by law.
He is the only Mexican president who finished as chief magistrate, the term prescribed by the laws.