practice law

Definition of practice law

  1. :  to work as a lawyer She practices law with a firm in Boston.

Word by Word Definitions

practice
  1. :  carry out, apply

    :  to do or perform often, customarily, or habitually

    :  to be professionally engaged in

  1. :  actual performance or application

    :  a repeated or customary action

    :  the usual way of doing something

  1. :  a binding custom or practice of a community :  a rule of conduct or action prescribed (see prescribe 1a) or formally recognized as binding or enforced by a controlling authority

    :  the whole body of such customs, practices, or rules

    :  common law

  1. :  litigate

    :  to sue or prosecute at law


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