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From: DICT.TW English-Chinese Dictionary 英漢字典

 re·script /ˈriˌskrɪpt/

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Re·script n.
 1. Rom.Antiq. The answer of an emperor when formallyconsulted by particular persons on some difficult question; hence, an edict or decree.
    In their rescripts and other ordinances, the Roman emperors spoke in the plural number.   --Hare.
 2. R.C.Ch. The official written answer of the pope upon a question of canon law, or morals.
 3. A counterpart.

From: WordNet (r) 2.0

      n 1: a reply by a Pope to an inquiry concerning a point of law or
      2: 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" [syn: decree, edict, fiat, order]
      3: the act of rewriting something [syn: revision, revisal,
      4: something that has been written again; "the rewrite was much
         better" [syn: rewrite, revision]