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pratique

[pra-teek, prat-ik; French pra-teek] /præˈtik, ˈpræt ɪk; French praˈtik/
noun
1.
license or permission to use a port, given to a ship after quarantine or on showing a clean bill of health.
Origin
1600-1610
1600-10; < French: practice < Medieval Latin practica. See practice
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pratique

/ˈprætiːk; præˈtiːk/
noun
1.
formal permission given to a vessel to use a foreign port upon satisfying the requirements of local health authorities
Word Origin
C17: from French, from Medieval Latin practicapractice
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