Practise

  • 1 practise — prac‧tise [ˈprækts] , practice verb [intransitive, transitive] to work in a particular profession, especially medicine or law: • He practised law for 15 years. • Firms are adopting the system of practicing in larger partnerships and teams.… …

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  • 2 practise on — ˈpractise on [transitive] [present tense I/you/we/they practise on he/she/it practises on present participle practising on past tense practised on …

    Useful english dictionary

  • 3 Practise — Prac tise, v. t. & i. See {Practice}. [1913 Webster] Note: The analogy of the English language requires that the noun and verb which are pronounced alike should agree in spelling. Thus we have notice (n. & v.), noticed, noticing, noticer;… …

    The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • 4 practise — see PRACTICE (Cf. practice) …

    Etymology dictionary

  • 5 practise — (US practice) ► VERB 1) perform (an activity) or exercise (a skill) repeatedly in order to improve or maintain proficiency in it. 2) carry out or perform (an activity or custom) habitually or regularly. 3) be engaged in (a particular profession) …

    English terms dictionary

  • 6 practise — [prak′tis] vt., vi. practised, practising chiefly Brit. sp. of PRACTICE …

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  • 7 practise — BrE , practice AmE verb 1 (I, T) to do an activity regularly in order to improve your skill or to prepare for a test: practise (doing) sth: John s practising the violin. | Today we re going to practise parking. | practise for sth: She s… …

    Longman dictionary of contemporary English

  • 8 practise */*/ — UK [ˈpræktɪs] / US verb Word forms practise : present tense I/you/we/they practise he/she/it practises present participle practising past tense practised past participle practised 1) [intransitive/transitive] to repeat an activity regularly so… …

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  • 9 practise — prac|tise W3S3 BrE practice AmE [ˈpræktıs] v 1.) [I and T] to do an activity, often regularly, in order to improve your skill or to prepare for a test ▪ They moved the furniture back to practise their dance routine. ▪ It gives students the… …

    Dictionary of contemporary English

  • 10 practise — [[t]præ̱ktɪs[/t]] practises, practising, practised (in AM, use practice) 1) VERB If you practise something, you keep doing it regularly in order to be able to do it better. → See also practised [V n] Lauren practises the piano every day …

    English dictionary

  • 11 practise — v. (US practice) 1 tr. perform habitually; carry out in action (practise the same method; practise what you preach). 2 tr. & (foll. by in, on) intr. do repeatedly as an exercise to improve a skill; exercise oneself in or on (an activity requiring …

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  • 12 practise on — phrasal verb [transitive] Word forms practise on : present tense I/you/we/they practise on he/she/it practises on present participle practising on past tense practised on past participle practised on British practise something on someone to do… …

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  • 13 practise*/*/ — [ˈpræktɪs] verb 1) [I/T] to repeat an activity regularly so that you become better at it How many hours a day do you practise?[/ex] Practise putting your tent up in the garden several times.[/ex] 2) [T] to do something regularly or in a… …

    Dictionary for writing and speaking English

  • 14 practise — verb /ˈpræktɪs/ a) To repeat as a way of improving ones skill in that activity. You should practise playing piano every day. b) To repeat an activity in this way. If you want to speak French well, you need to practise. See Also: practic,… …

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  • 15 practise — [c]/ˈpræktəs / (say praktuhs) verb (practised, practising) –verb (t) 1. to carry out, perform, or do habitually or usually. 2. to follow, observe, or use habitually or in customary practice. 3. to exercise or pursue as a profession, art, or… …

    Australian English dictionary

  • 16 practise — practice, practise In standard BrE, practice is used for the noun and practise for the verb, whereas in AmE practice is the dominant spelling of both noun and verb …

    Modern English usage

  • 17 practise — (BrE) (AmE practice) verb 1 to train regularly to improve ADVERB ▪ diligently, hard ▪ She diligently practised her piano every day. ▪ regularly PREPOSITION …

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  • 18 practise — (US practice) verb 1》 perform (an activity) or exercise (a skill) repeatedly or regularly in order to acquire, maintain, or improve proficiency in it. 2》 carry out or perform (an activity or custom) habitually or regularly. 3》 be engaged in (a… …

    English new terms dictionary

  • 19 practise — verb 1) he practised the songs every day Syn: rehearse, run through, go over/through, work on/at, polish, perfect 2) the performers were practising Syn: train, rehearse, prepare, go through one s paces …

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  • 20 practise — veiklinimas statusas T sritis švietimas apibrėžtis Mokinių veiklos organizavimas pagal jų interesus ir polinkius, kad jie įgytų patirties, padedančios tiksliau vertinti savo interesus, polinkius ir gebėjimus. atitikmenys: angl. practise vok.… …

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