Definition of praxis noun from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary



BrE BrE//ˈpræksɪs//
; NAmE NAmE//ˈpræksɪs//
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a way of doing something; the use of a theory or a belief in a practical way Word Origin late 16th cent.: via medieval Latin from Greek, literally ‘doing’, from prattein ‘do’.
See the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary entry: praxis