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KK Pronunciation

〔 ˋpræktIs 〕


〔 ˊpræktis 〕

Overview of noun practice

The noun practice has 5 senses

  • practice, pattern -- (a customary way of operation or behavior; "it is their practice to give annual raises"; "they changed their dietary pattern")

  • exercise, practice, drill, practice session, recitation -- (systematic training by multiple repetitions; "practice makes perfect")

  • practice, praxis -- (translating an idea into action; "a hard theory to put into practice"; "differences between theory and praxis of communism")

  • practice -- (the exercise of a profession; "the practice of the law"; "I took over his practice when he retired")

  • practice -- (knowledge of how something is usually done; "it is not the local practice to wear shorts to dinner")

Overview of verb practice

The verb practice has 5 senses

  • practice, practise, exercise, do -- (carry out or practice; as of jobs and professions; "practice law")

  • drill, exercise, practice, practise -- (learn by repetition; "We drilled French verbs every day"; "Pianists practice scales")

  • rehearse, practise, practice -- (engage in a rehearsal (of))

  • practice, apply, use -- (avail oneself to; "apply a principle"; "practice a religion"; "use care when going down the stairs"; "use your common sense"; "practice non-violent resistance")

  • commit, practice -- (engage in or perform; "practice safe sex"; "commit a random act of kindness")