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praxis

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noun prax·is \ˈprak-səs\

Definition of praxis

plural praxes play \-ˌsēz\

  1. 1 :  action, practice: as a :  exercise or practice of an art, science, or skill b :  customary practice or conduct

  2. 2 :  practical application of a theory



Origin of praxis

Medieval Latin, from Greek, doing, action, from prassein to do, practice — more at practical


First Known Use: 1581

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