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verb (practis, ing)
  1. (transitive) To repeat (an activity) as a way of improving one's skill in that activity.
    You should playing piano every day.
  2. (intransitive) To repeat an activity in this way.
    If you want to speak French well, you need to .
  3. (transitive) To perform or observe in a habitual fashion.
    They gather to religion every Saturday.
  4. (transitive) To pursue (a career, especially law, fine art or medicine).
    She practised law for forty years before retiring.
    1. (archaic) To conspire.
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).


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