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practices

noun
variants: also practises
plural of practice

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(Entry 1 of 2)

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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3 something done over and over in order to develop skill
  • practice makes perfect

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practices

verb
variants: also practises
present tense third-person singular of practice

Synonyms of practices (Entry 2 of 2)

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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“Practices.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/practices. Accessed 8 Aug. 2020.

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