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off label

off la·bel
O o

Transcription

    • US Pronunciation
    • US IPA
    • [awf, of ley-buh l]
    • /ɔf, ɒf ˈleɪ bəl/
    • US Pronunciation
    • US IPA
    • [awf, of ley-buh l]
    • /ɔf, ɒf ˈleɪ bəl/

Definitions of off label words

  • adjective off label of, relating to, or denoting a drug prescribed for a particular indication even though the drug has not yet received approval from the Food and Drug Administration for that disease, condition, or symptom. 1
  • adjective off label (of a prescription drug) relating to use, or being used, in ways for which it has not been approved 0

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Parts of speech for Off label

noun
adjective
verb
adverb
pronoun
preposition
conjunction
determiner
exclamation

off label popularity

A pretty common term. Usually people know it’s meaning, but prefer to use a more spread out synonym. About 36% of English native speakers know the meaning and use word.
According to our data about 74% of words is more used. This is a rare but used term. It occurs in the pages of specialized literature and in the speech of educated people.

off label usage trend in Literature

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