pratique

pratique

[pra-teek, prat-ik; French pra-teek]
noun
license or permission to use a port, given to a ship after quarantine or on showing a clean bill of health.

Origin:
1600–10; < French: practice < Medieval Latin practica. See practice

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pratique (ˈprætiːk, præˈtiːk)
 
n
formal permission given to a vessel to use a foreign port upon satisfying the requirements of local health authorities
 
[C17: from French, from Medieval Latin practicapractice]

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