verb (practis, ing)
Etymology: From practizen, a variant of practisen, from w:Middle French, Middle French pratiser, pra(practiser, c)pratiser, tiser, from practizare, prÄctizÄre, an alternative spelling of practicare, prÄcticÄre, derived from practica, prÄctica (meaning practical work), from the Ancient Greek noun ' (prÄktikÄ), from the adjective ' (praktikós, meaning practical).
- (transitive) To repeat (an activity) as a way of improving one's skill in that activity.
- You should playing piano every day.
- (intransitive) To repeat an activity in this way.
- If you want to speak French well, you need to .
- (transitive) To perform or observe in a habitual fashion.
- They gather to religion every Saturday.
- (transitive) To pursue (a career, especially law, fine art or medicine).
- She practised law for forty years before retiring.
- (archaic) To conspire.
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