Definition of 'practise'
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When people practise a task such as mental arithmetic it becomes automatic and unconscious, freeing up space in the working memory for more complex calculations. Times, Sunday Times (2016)When people practise a task such as mental arithmetic it becomes automatic and unconscious, freeing up space in the working memory for more complex calculations. Times, Sunday Times (2016)The pair are good friends and regularly practise together. The Sun (2012)Young people must practise responsible behaviour on social networking sites. The Sun (2009)We are able to practise our religion in peace. Times, Sunday Times (2008)You both need to take time and practise showing each other what feels good. The Sun (2010)Ninety per cent of practising lawyers agree. Times, Sunday Times (2010)This background enabled him to practise herbal medicine. Earthly Powers: Religion and Politics in Europe from the Enlightenment to the Great War (2005)Find techniques that have worked and practise them regularly. Times, Sunday Times (2007)How people practise skill and knowledge acquisition is crucial. Times, Sunday Times (2012)To practise witchcraft or to practise the old religion? Times, Sunday Times (2012)The woman is shocked that he is still practising medicine. The Sun (2010)But only if you use it regularly and practise a variety of the activities on offer. The Sun (2009)He put a high value on caring for people and practising good manners. Times, Sunday Times (2009)The origins of many of the religions practised here remain shrouded in obscurity. Times, Sunday Times (2014)His stint as a naval medical officer was the last time he actively practised medicine. Times, Sunday Times (2010)People should be free to practise their religion as long as they allow others to do the same. The Sun (2009)The chance to influence the highest court in the land is the closest a practising lawyer can come to making law. Times, Sunday Times (2009)Maybe business people should go into universities and teach business skills just as practising doctors and lawyers teach medical and law students. Times, Sunday Times (2007)Your boyfriend is practised in the art of deception and you're best off without him. The Sun (2013)She can't practise our art as she is now. The Broken God (1993)In Wasps they face a team well practised in the art of winning when it matters. Times, Sunday Times (2007)If you practise regularly, the better you will become and the more you will want to play. Times, Sunday Times (2008)Did they take much practise? The Sun (2010)I would practise, take a nap and then go golfing. Times, Sunday Times (2012)
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Translations for 'practise'
British English: practise /ˈpræktɪs/ VERB
If you practise something, you keep doing it regularly in order to do it better.
She practises the piano every day.
When she wanted to get something right, she would practise and practise and practise.
- American English: practice
- Arabic: يُـمَارِس
- Brazilian Portuguese: praticar
- Chinese: 练习
- Croatian: vježbati
- Czech: procvičit
- Danish: øve (sig)
- Dutch: oefenen
- European Spanish: practicar
- Finnish: harjoittaa
- French: pratiquer
- German: üben
- Greek: εξασκούμαι
- Italian: esercitarsi
- Japanese: 練習する
- Korean: 실행하다
- Norwegian: øve
- Polish: zastosować w praktyce
- European Portuguese: praticar
- Romanian: a exersa
- Russian: практиковать
- Spanish: practicar
- Swedish: öva
- Thai: ฝึกฝน
- Turkish: pratik yapmak
- Ukrainian: практикувати
- Vietnamese: luyện tập
Definition of practise from the Collins English Dictionary
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