I have been practicing infectious disease since Bush 41 was president, and I have never seen a person die of gonorrhea.
The Kingston family… there's about 2,000 of them, and they've been practicing inbreeding since the 1930s.
As a practicing cardiologist, there are 10 excuses I hear most often.
The Department issued orders banning both mohelim from practicing direct oral suction.
It bears noting that nearly 80 percent of practicing Catholics voted unsuccessfully to reelect Sarkozy back in May.
The same theory which he was practicing concerning his own salary he wished to see introduced as an article of the Constitution.
In some features, one of the most unusual I have seen since I have been practicing law.
Why waste time in practicing passages which you can play perfectly well?
Oh, how I hate myself for practicing even that much of deceit!
True, in some cases it will require more economy, perhaps, than we are now practicing.
1620s in reference to professions; from 1906 in reference to religions; present participle adjective from practice (v.).
c.1400, "to do, act;" early 15c., "to follow or employ; to carry on a profession," especially medicine, from Old French pratiser, practiser "to practice," alteration of practiquer, from Medieval Latin practicare "to do, perform, practice," from Late Latin practicus "practical," from Greek praktikos "practical" (see practical).
From early 15c. as "to perform repeatedly to acquire skill, to learn by repeated performance;" mid-15c. as "to perform, to work at, exercise." Related: Practiced; practicing.
early 15c., practise, "practical application," originally especially of medicine but also alchemy, education, etc.; from Old French pratiser, from Medieval Latin practicare (see practice (v.)). From early 15c. often assimilated in spelling to nouns in -ice. Also as practic, which survived in parallel into 19c.
practice prac·tice (prāk'tĭs)
v. prac·ticed, prac·tic·ing, prac·tic·es
To engage in the profession of medicine or one of the allied health professions. n.
The exercise of the profession of medicine.
The business of a practicing physician or group of physicians, including facilities and customary patients.