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Definition of "praxis" [prax•is]

  • Practical application or exercise of a branch of learning. (noun)
  • Habitual or established practice; custom. (noun)

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.

Use "praxis" in a sentence
  • "Praxis - I heard they renamed that program "Pornocopia" report] @praxis you should see the voip stuff that's come out of same - too cool for school report] praxis: what do you mean "was"? report]"
  • "Protestant theology emphasizes Grace over Law — Jewish and Muslim theologies are all about Law; while Catholic theology certainly gives some importance to Grace (hard not to, given the Pauline epistles), its praxis is extremely legalistic (cf. Luther, M.)."
  • "The language of allegory relates itself to language not reflexively but rather as an epistemologically uncertain praxis: language relates to itself in the mode of possible unrelatedness."