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practice

variants: also practise

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1 a private performance or session in preparation for a public appearance

  • we held one last practice before the big concert
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2 a usual manner of behaving or doing

  • the storeʼs practice has always been to honor all major credit cards
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3 something done over and over in order to develop skill

  • practice makes perfect
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habit, practice, usage, custom, wont mean a way of acting fixed through repetition. habit implies a doing unconsciously and often compulsively.
    • had a habit of tapping his fingers
practice suggests an act or method followed with regularity and usually through choice.
    • our practice is to honor all major credit cards
usage suggests a customary action so generally followed that it has become a social norm.
    • western-style dress is now common usage in international business
custom applies to a practice or usage so steadily associated with an individual or group as to have almost the force of unwritten law.
    • the custom of wearing black at funerals
wont usually applies to a habitual manner, method, or practice of an individual or group.
    • as was her wont, she slept until noon

practice

variants: also practise

Synonyms and Antonyms of practice

to do over and over so as to become skilled

  • in order to play the guitar well, you need to practice fingering every single day
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