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practise

[prak-tis] /ˈpræk tɪs/
verb (used with object), verb (used without object), practised, practising. British
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Related forms
mispractise, noun, verb, mispractised, mispractising.
prepractise, verb, prepractised, prepractising.
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practise

/ˈpræktɪs/
verb
1.
to do or cause to do repeatedly in order to gain skill
2.
(transitive) to do (something) habitually or frequently: they practise ritual murder
3.
to observe or pursue (something, such as a religion): to practise Christianity
4.
to work at (a profession, job, etc): he practises medicine
5.
foll by on or upon. to take advantage of (someone, someone's credulity, etc)
Word Origin
C15: see practice
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practise

chiefly British English spelling of practice.

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