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practise

verb UK ( US practice)
 
 
/ˈpræktɪs/
[I or T] LAW to work in an area such as law or medicine, etc. that involves long periods of training and high levels of skill: practise as sth She practised as a solicitor for 10 years before taking a career break.practise law/medicine He had been banned from practising law.
[T] to do something regularly, often according to a custom or set of rules, or as a habit: The technique is rarely practised in the West.practised by Unemployment among the country's working classes is being blamed on the open discrimination practised by both the state-owned and private sectors.
[I or T] to repeat something often so that you improve your skill: I need to practise my presentation before the meeting.
(Definition of practise from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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