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
Society now unscrupulously holds religion and the religious up to a standard
  that it has no intentions of practising itself.
He has been practising with his teammates and is nearing a return.
She has also been banned from practising for five years.
The coalition partners were rewarded for practising clean politics and showing
  sound economic management.
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