verb (used with object), verb (used without object), practised, practising. British.

mispractise, noun, verb, mispractised, mispractising.
prepractise, verb, prepractised, prepractising. Unabridged
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World English Dictionary
practise or (US) practice (ˈpræktɪs)
vb (foll by on or upon)
1.  to do or cause to do repeatedly in order to gain skill
2.  (tr) 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.  to take advantage of (someone, someone's credulity, etc)
[C15: see practice]
practice or (US) practice
[C15: see practice]

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Example sentences
There is a selection effect in finding people who practise meditation.
We conduct practise twice a week to develop and learn off one another.
The educational phase was for the population to learn how to practise
  democracy, in other words, to grow a middle class.
On them to look and practise by myself.
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