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'practice' - used as a noun
1. a customary way of operation or behavior
it is their practice to give annual raises
2. systematic training by multiple repetitions
practice makes perfect
3. translating an idea into action
a hard theory to put into practice
4. the exercise of a profession
the practice of the law
I took over his practice when he retired
5. knowledge of how something is usually done
it is not the local practice to wear shorts to dinner

'practice' - used as a verb
6. learn by repetition
Pianists practice scales
7. avail oneself to
practice a religion
practice non-violent resistance
8. carry out or practice; as of jobs and professions
practice law
9. engage in a rehearsal (of)

derived forms
1. Practice / Plural
practices
2. Practice / Past
practiced
3. Practice / Third Person
practices
4. Practice / Present Participle
practicing
Variations of 'practice'
 
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In the first place, God made idiots. That was for practice. Then he made school boards. - Click here to find out.
Fact of the day
In the 19th century, it was common practice for a Japanese woman to dye their teeth black. They believed that this enhanced sex appeal and maintained healthier teeth.