good practice


: a good or wise thing to do
It's good practice to always carry a few dollars in cash.

Examples of good practice in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Turning off your electronics a few hours before bed can be a good practice. Adriana Morga, Fortune, 22 Dec. 2023 Choosing a dry space that’s safe from pests is good practice. Kevin Brouillard, Travel + Leisure, 20 Sep. 2023 Hg, and high blood pressure is anything greater than 130–139/80–89 mm Hg or anything higher than 140 systolic or 90 diastolic.6 Dr. Weiner added that monitoring blood pressure at home may also be good practice for people whose blood pressure readings are especially variable between doctor’s visits. Julia Landwehr, Health, 24 Mar. 2023 She then was accepted to Notre Dame as a student with no plans to play basketball, but her junior college coach called Fighting Irish coach Muffet McGraw and told her Weese could be a good practice player. Tim Casey, Forbes, 23 Mar. 2023 Astronomers with the International Asteroid Warning Network are using the close approach to learn as much as possible about the asteroid, which is good practice for if there's a potential asteroid threat in the future. Ariana Garcia, Chron, 23 Mar. 2023 Astronomers with the International Asteroid Warning Network see it as good practice for planetary defense if and when a dangerous asteroid heads our way, according to NASA. Marcia Dunn, Chicago Tribune, 23 Mar. 2023

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“Good practice.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 23 Apr. 2024.

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