Prescribe versus Proscribe

prescribe = recommend as something beneficial; to give medical prescriptions

1) The doctor prescribed three months of physical therapy for my leg injury.
2) You are bound to follow the rules as prescribed by the authorities.

proscribe = forbid, especially by law.

1) Regulations proscribe the use of mobile phones in the examination halls.
2)The education department proscribed the controversial portion from the syllabus.

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