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

See also: experienced, experient, skilled

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

Encyclopedia: Practise