general practice


: a usual way of doing things
Their general practice in such cases is to offer a deal.

Examples of general practice in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web There are no legal restrictions preventing a general practice doctor from administering these injections. Cal Matters, The Mercury News, 5 June 2024 Exercise in the treatment of clinical anxiety in general practice – a systematic review and meta-analysis National Library of Medicine. Max Bennett, Discover Magazine, 27 May 2024 The Telegram social media channel of the Russian Defense Ministry has made extensive comments about fighting in recent days but made no comment about the Kharkiv strike or about others reported by Ukrainian officials, in keeping with its general practice. Matthew Mpoke Bigg, New York Times, 26 May 2024 Throughout her career, Kate was involved in obstetrics, gynecology and anesthetics before moving to general practice. Alex Gurley, Peoplemag, 11 May 2024 As a general practice — though not a rule — patrol deputies are supposed to ask if any of their colleagues speak that language and, if none are available, seek help from other agencies, the sheriff’s office said previously. Melissa Sanchez and Maryam Jameel, Journal Sentinel, 12 Feb. 2024 As a general practice, the department encouraged patrol deputies to ask for help from bilingual colleagues or to use a phone- or video-based interpreter, Elise Schaffer, a department spokesperson, said in a statement. Melissa Sanchez, ProPublica, 10 Nov. 2023 As a general practice, meanwhile, consumers should ask their health care provider questions before the bill arrives in the mail. Megan Cerullo, CBS News, 10 Nov. 2023 This general practice has been around for a while, but the term itself is newer. Kristin Canning, Women's Health, 10 May 2023

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“General practice.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 22 Jun. 2024.

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