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Adjective: practiced  prak-tist
Usage: N. Amer (elsewhere: practised)
  1. Having or showing knowledge and skill and aptitude
    "a practiced marksman";
    - adept, expert, good, proficient, skillful [N. Amer], skilful [Brit, Cdn], practised [Brit, Cdn]
  2. Skillful after much practice
    - practised [Brit, Cdn]
Verb: practice  prak-tis
Usage: N. Amer (elsewhere: practise)
  1. Carry out, engage in (as of jobs and professions)
    "practice law";
    - practise [Brit, Cdn], exercise, do
  2. Learn by repetition
    "Pianists practice scales";
    - drill, exercise, practise [Brit, Cdn]
  3. (performing arts) engage in a rehearsal (of)
    "practice until you get it right";
    - rehearse, practise [Brit, Cdn]
  4. Make use of; obey or follow
    "practice a religion";
    - apply, use, practise [Brit, Cdn]
  5. Engage in or perform
    "practice safe sex";
    - commit, practise [Brit, Cdn]

See also: experienced, experient, skilled

Type of: do, engage, execute, learn, perform, prosecute, pursue, read, study, take

Encyclopedia: Practice, The