Definition Of practice

verb

carry out or perform (a particular activity, method, or custom) habitually or regularly.

we still practice some of these rituals today

perform (an activity) or exercise (a skill) repeatedly or regularly in order to improve or maintain one's proficiency.

I need to practice my French

repeated exercise in or performance of an activity or skill so as to acquire or maintain proficiency in it.

it must have taken a lot of practice to become so fluent

the actual application or use of an idea, belief, or method as opposed to theories about such application or use.

the principles and practice of teaching

the actual application or use of an idea, belief, or method, as opposed to theories relating to it.

the principles and practice of teaching


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Example Of practice

  • a practice match

  • A strict code of practice is followed when carrying these out to protect the interests of the young person.

  • And just like a doctors' practice , police hope the surgeries will prevent problems before they happen.

  • Army leaders at all levels should renew efforts to reduce the gap between stated beliefs and actual practice .

  • As expected, band practice takes up a nice, hefty chunk of their time.


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