bad practice

noun

Definition of bad practice

: a bad or unwise thing to do Letting the car get/run very low on fuel is bad practice.

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“Bad practice.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/bad%20practice. Accessed 25 Jan. 2021.

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