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Translation of "practice" - English-Spanish dictionary

practice

noun /ˈprӕktis/
the actual doing of something, as opposed to the theory or idea práctica In theory the plan should work, but in practice there are a lot of difficulties.
the usual way(s) of doing things; (a) habit or custom costumbre It was his usual practice to rise at 6.00 a.m.
the repeated performance or exercise of something in order to learn to do it well entrenamiento, ejercicio She has musical talent, but she needs a lot of practice Have a quick practice before you start.
a doctor’s or lawyer’s business consultorio, gabinete, bufete; clientela He has a practice in Southampton.
be in / out of practice
(not) having had a lot of practice recently estar entrenado/desentrenado; estar/no estar en forma I haven’t played the piano for months – I’m very out of practice.
make a practice of
to do (something) habitually tener el hábito/la costumbre de He makes a practice of arriving late at parties.
put into practice
to do, as opposed to planning etc poner en práctica He never gets the chance to put his ideas into practice.
practice is a noun: practice (not practise) makes perfect.
(Definition of practice from the Password English-Spanish Dictionary © 2013 K Dictionaries Ltd)
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