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Definition of "practise" []

  • Chiefly British Variant of practice. (verb)
  • To do or cause to do repeatedly in order to gain skill (verb)

American Heritage(R) Dictionary of the English Language, Fifth Edition. Copyright (c) 2011 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.

  • To do (something) habitually or frequently (verb)
  • To observe or pursue (something, such as a religion) (verb)
  • To work at (a profession, job, etc) (verb)
  • To take advantage of (someone, someone's credulity, etc) (verb)

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Use "practise" in a sentence
  • "The first efforts may be very lame, but if you want speed on a typewriter, a record for a hundred-yard dash, or facility in speaking, you must practise, _practise_, _PRACTISE_."
  • "But they cannot be mastered and applied by thinking or reading about them -- you must practise, _practise_, _PRACTISE_."
  • "This practise is almost absent now - my father who can be a little hard of hearing, is unable to follow Hindi movies produced today, but can still understand the older movies broadcast on TV."