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best practice

noun [C or U] uk   us  
a working method or set of working methods that is officially accepted as being the best to use in a particular business or industry, usually described formally and in detail: a model for best practice in the treatment of diabetes a best-practice policy/programme
Translations of “best practice”
in Chinese (Traditional) 最佳方法, 參考範圍…
in Chinese (Simplified) 最优方法, 参考规范…
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