Definition of practice verb from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary

  

practice

 verb
verb
BrE BrE//ˈpræktɪs//
 
; NAmE NAmE//ˈpræktɪs//
 
Verb Forms present simple I / you / we / they practice
BrE BrE//ˈpræktɪs//
 
; NAmE NAmE//ˈpræktɪs//
 
he / she / it practices
BrE BrE//ˈpræktɪsɪz//
 
; NAmE NAmE//ˈpræktɪsɪz//
 
past simple practiced
BrE BrE//ˈpræktɪst//
 
; NAmE NAmE//ˈpræktɪst//
 
past participle practiced
BrE BrE//ˈpræktɪst//
 
; NAmE NAmE//ˈpræktɪst//
 
-ing form practicing
BrE BrE//ˈpræktɪsɪŋ//
 
; NAmE NAmE//ˈpræktɪsɪŋ//
 
 
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 (especially US English) = practise to practice the piano every day The team is practicing for their big game on Friday. They practiced the dance until it was perfect. She's practicing medicine in Philadelphia. Word Origin late Middle English: from practise, on the pattern of pairs such as advise, advice.
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