over the counter (OTC)

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1. Retailing: Non-prescription drug or medicine sold by non-pharmaceutical retailers.
2. Securities: US securities that are not traded (listed) on a stock exchange because the issuer cannot meet the exchange's listing qualifications. Also called unlisted securities.

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In Canada, the life saving medicine Dave needed was considered merely an over the counter remedy, and could be purchased with ease.
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The over the counter products were really good and worked great on my skin and made me feel really good.
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When you are dealing with over the counter medicines you must make sure that they do not get into the wrong hands.
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