noun prax·is \ˈprak-səs\

Definition of praxis



play \-ˌsēz\
  1. 1 :  action, practice: such asa :  exercise or practice of an art, science, or skillb :  customary practice or conduct

  2. 2 :  practical application of a theory

Origin and Etymology of praxis

Medieval Latin, from Greek, doing, action, from prassein to do, practice — more at practical

First Known Use: circa 1586

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