practising Meaning in the Cambridge English Dictionary
Cambridge Dictionaries online Cambridge Dictionaries online

The most popular online dictionary and thesaurus for learners of English

Meaning of “practising” in the English Dictionary

"practising" in British English

See all translations

practisingadjective [before noun]

UK (US practicing) uk   us   /ˈpræk.tɪ.sɪŋ/

practising adjective [before noun] (RELIGION)

activelyinvolved in a ​religion: a practising ​Muslim/​Jew/​Christian

practising adjective [before noun] (WORK)

activelyinvolved in a ​job: a practising ​doctor/​lawyer The ​number of practising ​doctors is ​fallingeven though more ​people are ​qualifying in ​medicine.
(Definition of practising from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

"practising" in Business English

See all translations

practisingadjective [before noun]

UK ( US practicing) uk   us   /ˈpræktɪsɪŋ/
active in a particular ​job: The RIBA lectures were well ​attended by both ​students and practising ​architects. a practising ​lawyer/​solicitor/​doctor
(Definition of practising from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “practising”
in Chinese (Simplified) 信仰, 积极参与宗教活动的,虔诚的…
in Chinese (Traditional) 信仰, 積極參與宗教活動的,虔誠的…
What is the pronunciation of practising?
Add Cambridge dictionaries to your browser to your website

More meanings of “practising”

Word of the Day

chestnut

a large tree with leaves divided into five parts and large round nuts that can be eaten

Word of the Day

Introducing a new author and a new weekly blog post!
Introducing a new author and a new weekly blog post!
by Cambridge Dictionaries Online,
August 27, 2015
The English language is constantly changing. You know that. But did you know that at Cambridge Dictionaries Online we keep track of the changes? We continually add new words and new meanings to our online dictionary for learners of English. Some of them are new to English entirely (neologisms), and some

Read More 

parklet noun
parklet noun
August 31, 2015
a public outdoor space that may be associated with a local business but where anyone can sit Pop-up cafes in NY are what’s actually called parklets in many other places around the country.

Read More