pratique

noun

pra·​tique pra-ˈtēk How to pronounce pratique (audio)
: clearance given an incoming ship by the health authority of a port

Word History

Etymology

French, literally, practice, from Old French, from Medieval Latin practica — more at practice

First Known Use

1609, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of pratique was in 1609

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Cite this Entry

“Pratique.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/pratique. Accessed 2 Mar. 2024.

Medical Definition

pratique

noun
pra·​tique pra-ˈtēk How to pronounce pratique (audio)
: clearance given an incoming ship by the health authority of a port after compliance with quarantine regulations or on presentation of a clean bill of health
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