practice

  • 21 practice — practicer, n. /prak tis/, n., v., practiced, practicing. n. 1. habitual or customary performance; operation: office practice. 2. habit; custom: It is not the practice here for men to wear long hair. 3. repeated performance or systematic exercise… …

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  • 22 Practice — Une practice à l Université de Washington Un practice est un terrain permettant aux golfeurs de s entraîner. Cette zone peut être aussi pour les amateurs de golf un lieu d activité lorsque ceux ci n ont pas réellement le temps disponible de… …

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  • 23 practice — I. verb also practise (practiced; also practised; practicing; also practising) Etymology: Middle English practisen, from Middle French practiser, from Medieval Latin practizare, alteration of practicare, from practica practice, noun, from Late… …

    New Collegiate Dictionary

  • 24 practice — 1. verb 1) he practiced the songs every day Syn: rehearse, run through, go over/through, work on/at; polish, perfect 2) the performers were practicing Syn: train, rehearse, prepare, go through one s paces 3) …

    Thesaurus of popular words

  • 25 practice — n. & v. n. 1 habitual action or performance (the practice of teaching; makes a practice of saving). 2 a habit or custom (has been my regular practice). 3 a repeated exercise in an activity requiring the development of skill (to sing well needs… …

    Useful english dictionary

  • 26 Practice — Seriendaten Deutscher Titel Practice – Die Anwälte Einspruch! – Kanzlei Donnell Partner[1] (Staffel 3+4) Originaltitel …

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  • 27 practice*/*/*/ — [ˈpræktɪs] noun [C/U] I 1) occasions when you do something in order to become better at it, or the time that you spend doing this piano/basketball practice[/ex] Your typing will improve with practice.[/ex] 2) a way of doing something, or… …

    Dictionary for writing and speaking English

  • 28 practice — prac•tice [[t]ˈpræk tɪs[/t]] n. v. ticed, tic•ing 1) habitual or customary course of action or way of doing something: office practice[/ex] 2) a habit; custom: to make a practice of borrowing money[/ex] 3) repeated performance or systematic… …

    From formal English to slang

  • 29 practice — I (New American Roget s College Thesaurus) n. training, drill, exercise; custom, habit; manner, method, procedure. v. exercise, apply; perform, act, do; drill, rehearse. See action, teaching, use, conduct. II (Roget s IV) n. 1. [A customary… …

    English dictionary for students

  • 30 practice — /ˈpræktəs / (say praktuhs) noun 1. habitual or customary performance: normal business practice. 2. a habit or custom. 3. repeated performance or systematic exercise for the purpose of acquiring skill or proficiency: practice makes perfect. 4.… …

    Australian English dictionary

  • 31 practice — {{11}}practice (n.) early 15c., originally as practise, from O.Fr. pratiser, from M.L. practicare (see PRACTICE (Cf. practice) (n.)). Also as practik, which survived in parallel into 19c. {{12}}practice (v.) early 15c., to perform repeatedly to… …

    Etymology dictionary

  • 32 practice — Repeated or customary action; habitual performance; a succession of acts of similar kind; custom; usage. Application of science to the wants of men. The exercise of any profession. The form or mode or proceeding in courts of justice for the… …

    Black's law dictionary

  • 33 practice — noun 1) the practice of radiotherapy Syn: application, exercise, use, operation, implementation, execution 2) it is common practice Syn: custom, procedure, policy, convention, tradi …

    Synonyms and antonyms dictionary

  • 34 practice — See: IN PRACTICE also INTO PRACTICE, MAKE A PRACTICE OF, OUT OF PRACTICE …

    Dictionary of American idioms

  • 35 practice — See: IN PRACTICE also INTO PRACTICE, MAKE A PRACTICE OF, OUT OF PRACTICE …

    Dictionary of American idioms

  • 36 practice — 1. noun a) Repetition of an activity to improve skill. He will need lots of practice with those lines before he performs them. b) The ongoing pursuit of a craft or profession, particularly in medicine or the fine arts. She ran a thriving medical… …

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  • 37 practice — The exercise of the profession of medicine or one of the allied health professions. [Mediev. L. practica, business, G. praktikos, pertaining to action] extramural p. delivery of health care services by university faculties or full time hospital… …

    Medical dictionary

  • 38 practice — See: in practice also into practice, make a practice of, out of practice …

    Словарь американских идиом

  • 39 practice — Synonyms and related words: Gedankenexperiment, MO, accordance, acquittal, acquittance, act, acting, action, actions, activism, activity, acts, actually, addition, address, adherence, affectation, agency, air, algorithm, application, apprentice,… …

    Moby Thesaurus

  • 40 practice — [15] The ultimate source of practice is Greek prássein ‘do, practise’. From its base *prak were derived the noun praxis ‘doing, action’ (source of English praxis [16]) and the adjective praktós ‘to be done’. On this was based praktikós ‘concerned …

    The Hutchinson dictionary of word origins


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