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practise, US practice /ˈpræktɪs/ vb
  1. to do or cause to do repeatedly in order to gain skill
  2. (transitive) to do (something) habitually or frequently: they practise ritual murder
  3. to observe or pursue (something, such as a religion): to practise Christianity
  4. to work at (a profession, job, etc): he practises medicine
  5. followed by on or upon: to take advantage of (someone, someone's credulity, etc)
Etymology: 15th Century: see practice



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