practice

  1. a customary way of operation or behavior
  2. systematic training by multiple repetitions
  3. translating an idea into action
  4. the exercise of a profession
  5. knowledge of how something is customarily done

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practice

[Noun] Plural form: practices. Practice is something that you have to do often to get better at it.. A practice is where a doctor, lawyer or dentist works.
Example: I must do my piano practice.
See also: practise
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practice

[n] - knowledge of how something is customarily done 2. [n] - the exercise of a profession 3. [n] - translating an idea into action 4. [n] - a customary way of operation or behavior 5. [v] - carry out or practice 6. [v] - avail oneself to
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Practice

Prac'tice noun [ Middle English praktike , practique , French pratique , formerly also, practique , Late Latin practica , from Greek ..., from ... practical. See Practical , and confer Pratique , Pretty .] 1. Frequently repeated or cus...
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Practice

Prac'tice transitive verb [ imperfect & past participle Practiced ; present participle & verbal noun Practicing .] [ Often written practise , practised , practising .] 1. To do or perform frequently, customa...
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Practice

Prac'tice intransitive verb [ Often written practise .] 1. To perform certain acts frequently or customarily, either for instruction, profit, or amusement; as, to practice with the broadsword or with the rifle; to practice on the piano. 2. To learn by practice; to ...
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practice

1. Frequently repeated or customary action; habitual performance; a succession of acts of a similar kind; usage; habit; custom; as, the practice of rising early; the practice of making regular entries of accounts; the practice of daily exercise. ... 2. Customary or constant use; state of being used. 'Obsolete words may be revived when they are more...
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practice

pattern noun a customary way of operation or behavior; `it is their practice to give annual raises`; `they changed their dietary pattern`
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practice

noun translating an idea into action; `a hard theory to put into practice`; `differences between theory and praxis of communism`
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practice

(prak┬┤tis) the exercise of a profession. family practice the medical specialty of a family physician, concerned with the planning and provision of comprehensive primary health care, regardless of age or sex, on a continuing basis. Called also family medicine. gener...
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Practice

• (n.) The form, manner, and order of conducting and carrying on suits and prosecutions through their various stages, according to the principles of law and the rules laid down by the courts. • (v. t.) To teach or accustom by practice; to train. • (v. i.) To apply theoretical science or knowledge, esp. by way of experiment; to exerci...
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practice

(from the article `animal learning`) ...behaviour is attributed to learning, then, because it is possible to specify the set of circumstances that produced it. What are those ... ...associations grow in strength with exercise or whether they are fully established all at once. Evidence is that learning usually proceeds ... ...influenc...
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practice

a customary way of operation or behavior
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Practice

[social theory] Practice is a concept widely used in social sciences such as sociology, anthropology, and archaeology, referring broadly to anything people do. It overlaps with the Weberian notion of social action and the Marxist concept of praxis. Notably, Pierre Bourdieu emphasized the role of practice in his theoretical framework. ...
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practice

Type: Term Pronunciation: prak′tis Definitions: 1. The exercise of the profession of medicine or one of the allied health professions.
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Practice

[learning method] Practice is the act of rehearsing a behavior over and over, or engaging in an activity again and again, for the purpose of improving or mastering it, as in the phrase `practice makes perfect`. Sports teams practice to prepare for actual games. Playing a musical instrument well takes a lot of practice. It is a method of lea...
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Practice

(Lat. practice, business) The deliberate application of a theory. Formerly, an established custom; the pursuance of some traditional action. Now, the organization of actuality according to some general principle. Sometimes, opposed to, sometimes correlative with, theory (q.v.). -- J.K.F.
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Practice

The form, manner and order of conducting and carrying on suits or prosecutions in the courts through their various stages, according, to the principles of law, and the rules laid down by the respective courts.By practice is also meant the business which an attorney or counsellor does; as, A B has a good practice. A settled, uniform, and continued.....
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Practice

n.Traditional method of following ceratin specific ideas and principles to perform duties repeatedly is called practice. v.To keep on performing certain activity to improvise your skills is also called practice, a person who is in legal business is said to practice law.
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practice

1) n. custom or habit as shown by repeated action, as in "it is the practice in the industry to confirm orders before shipping." 2) n. the legal business, as in "law practice," or "the practice of the law." 3) v. to repeat an activity in order to maintain or improve skills, as "he practices the violin every evening." 4) v. to conduct a law business...
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Practice

Training The scheduled work-outs a swimmers attends with their swim team/club.
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practice

A workout.
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Practice

The act of bowling with a purpose to either improve a skill or to work on acquiring a new skill; it
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Practice

The periods on Friday and on Saturday morning at a Grand Prix meeting when the drivers are out on the track working on the set-up of their cars in preparation for qualifying and the race.
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practice

a customary way of operation or behavior
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