praxis

noun prax·is \ ˈprak-səs \
Updated on: 15 Nov 2017

Definition of praxis

plural praxes play \ˈprak-ˌsēz\
1 : action, practice: such as
a : exercise or practice of an art, science, or skill
b : customary practice or conduct
2 : practical application of a theory

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Origin and Etymology of praxis

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

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