practic

adjective
prac·​tic | \ ˈpraktik \

Definition of practic

 (Entry 1 of 2)

1 : practical
2 obsolete : practiced, experienced, skilled also : cunning

practic

noun
\ " \
plural -s

Definition of practic (Entry 2 of 2)

1 : practice
2 or less commonly practick \ " \, Scots law : the ancient reported decision of the Court of Session used to show the customary practices and law usually used in plural

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History and Etymology for practic

Adjective

Middle English practik, from Middle French practique, pratique, from Late Latin practicus

Noun

Middle English practik, from Middle French practique, pratique, from Late Latin practice, from Greek praktikē, from feminine of praktikos practical

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“Practic.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/practic. Accessed 7 Jul. 2022.

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