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o·ver-the-count·er

(ō′vər-thə-koun′tər)
adj. Abbr. OTC
1. Not listed or available on an officially recognized stock exchange but traded in direct negotiation between buyers and sellers: over-the-counter stocks.
2. Sold legally without a doctor's prescription: over-the-counter drugs.

over-the-counter

adj
1. (Stock Exchange)
a. (of securities) not listed or quoted on a stock exchange
b. (of a security market) dealing in such securities
c. (of security transactions) conducted through a broker's office directly between purchaser and seller and not on a stock exchange
2. (Pharmacology) (of medicinal drugs) able to be sold without a prescription. Abbreviation: OTC Compare POM

o′ver-the-count′er



adj.
1. not listed on or transacted through an organized securities exchange: over-the-counter stocks.
2. sold legally without a prescription: over-the-counter drugs.
[1920–25]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adj.1.over-the-counter - purchasable without a doctor's prescription; "nonprescription drugs"; "an over-the-counter cold remedy"
medicament, medication, medicinal drug, medicine - (medicine) something that treats or prevents or alleviates the symptoms of disease
prescription - available only with a doctor's written prescription; "a prescription drug"
2.over-the-counter - (of securities) not traded on a stock exchange; "over-the-counter stocks"
unlisted - not on a list; "an unlisted telephone number"
Translations

over-the-counter

[ˈəʊvəθəˈkaʊntəʳ] ADJ [method] → limpio, honrado
over-the-counter drugsmedicamentos mpl sin receta
over-the-counter market (St Ex) → mercado m de acciones no cotizadas en la bolsa

over-the-counter

adj (pharm) de venta libre, que se vende sin receta
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