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used to say what is actually done or what the actual effect or result of something isThe software is designed to block pornographic websites, but in practice, it blocks many other sites as well.In actual practice, people sometimes forget to take their medication.

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“In practice.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/in%20practice. Accessed 15 Jul. 2020.

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