practising Meaning in the Cambridge English Dictionary
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"practising" in British English

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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

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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…
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