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IELTS BNC: 453 COCA: 564


1 practice (US) verb
or British practise /ˈpræktəs/
practices; practiced; practicing
1 practice (US)
or British practise /ˈpræktəs/
practices; practiced; practicing
Learner's definition of PRACTICE
: to do something again and again in order to become better at it练习
[no object]
[+ object]
[+ object] : to do (something) regularly or constantly as an ordinary part of your life经常做;养成…的习惯
[+ object] : to live according to the customs and teachings of (a religion)遵循,信奉(宗教)
: to have a professional medical or legal business(医生、律师等)执业,从业
[+ object]
[no object]
2 practice /ˈpræktəs/ noun
plural practices
2 practice
plural practices
Learner's definition of PRACTICE
[noncount] : the activity of doing something again and again in order to become better at it练习
: a regular occasion at which you practice something练习课;固定的训练时间
often used before another noun常用于另一名词前
: something that is done often or regularly常规工作;惯例
[noncount] : the action of doing or using something实践
[count] : a professional medical or legal business(医生或律师的)业务
see also family practice, group practice, private practice

in practice

used to say what is actually done or what the actual effect or result of something is事实上;实际上
IELTS BNC: 453 COCA: 564


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prac·​tice ˈprak-təs How to pronounce practice (audio)
variants or less commonly practise
practiced also practised; practicing also practising

transitive verb

: carry out, apply
practice what you preach
: to do or perform often, customarily, or habitually
practice politeness
: to be professionally engaged in
practice medicine
: to perform or work at repeatedly so as to become proficient
practice the act
: to train by repeated exercises
practice pupils in penmanship
obsolete : plot

intransitive verb

: to do repeated exercises for proficiency
: to pursue a profession actively
archaic : intrigue
: to do something customarily
: to take advantage of someone
he practised on their credulity with huge success The Times Literary Supplement (London)
practicer noun


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variants or less commonly practise
: actual performance or application
ready to carry out in practice what they advocated in principle
: a repeated or customary action
had this irritating practice
: the usual way of doing something
local practices
: the form, manner, and order of conducting legal suits and prosecutions
: systematic exercise for proficiency
practice makes perfect
: the condition of being proficient through systematic exercise
get in practice
: the continuous exercise of a profession
: a professional business
especially : one constituting an incorporeal property
Choose the Right Synonym for practice

habit, practice, usage, custom, wont mean a way of acting fixed through repetition.

habit implies a doing unconsciously and often compulsively.

had a habit of tapping his fingers

practice suggests an act or method followed with regularity and usually through choice.

our practice is to honor all major credit cards

usage suggests a customary action so generally followed that it has become a social norm.

western-style dress is now common usage in international business

custom applies to a practice or usage so steadily associated with an individual or group as to have almost the force of unwritten law.

the custom of wearing black at funerals

wont usually applies to a habitual manner, method, or practice of an individual or group.

as was her wont, she slept until noon

Example Sentences

Verb To be a good musician, you have to practice a lot. Have you been practicing your lines for the play? She had to practice flying in various weather conditions before she could get her pilot's license. Grandmother taught us to practice good manners. Practice what you preach—don't smoke if you tell your children not to smoke. Noun Being a good musician takes a lot of practice. I'm sure you'll learn your lines for the play with enough practice. They'll get better with practice. I'm late for trumpet practice. The marching band has practice every Wednesday afternoon. The team's practices usually last two hours. She has made a practice of volunteering at a homeless shelter one weekend a month. The country's poor sanitation practices have led to widespread disease. Burial practices vary around the world. It is common practice among my friends to not use capital letters in e-mail. See More
Recent Examples on the Web
Both appeared to practice in some capacity on Wednesday. Nathan Baird, cleveland, 8 Sep. 2022 At one point in the early 1990s, he was licensed to practice medicine in Canada as well as eight US states, including Hawaii, California, Florida, and New Hampshire. BostonGlobe.com, 7 Sep. 2022 Smith had the team pile onto buses and make the 45-minute drive south of its training center in Flowery Branch to Mercedes-Benz Stadium to practice in downtown Atlanta. George Henry, ajc, 7 Sep. 2022 The team will travel two days early, giving themselves an extra day to practice in the conditions and adjust to the time zone. Kevin Reynolds, The Salt Lake Tribune, 3 Sep. 2022 Thompson Page, an animal attorney in Connecticut, regularly serves as co-counsel with Rosenthal (who is licensed to practice only in New York and several federal districts). Hope Corrigan | The New York Times, The Week, 31 Aug. 2022 Appropriately enough, this week's HOH competition is the one where the players must practice tremendous patience in stacking very tiny cans while using a big pair of tweezers. Kyle Fowle, EW.com, 29 Aug. 2022 The only quarterback on campus and healthy enough to practice in the spring, Roberson quickly impressed Mora and the new UConn staff. Joe Arruda, Hartford Courant, 27 Aug. 2022 The two lawyers were not licensed to practice in Florida, where the case is being heard. Kevin Johnson, USA TODAY, 26 Aug. 2022
Carnival said the National Cancer Institute Study was designed so that any promising diagnostic results could be swiftly put into widespread practice while the longer-term study — expected to last up to a decade — progresses. CBS News, 12 Sep. 2022 Carnival said the National Cancer Institute Study was designed so that any promising diagnostic results could be swiftly put into widespread practice while the longer-term study — expected to last up to a decade — progresses. Zeke Miller And Carla K. Johnson, Chron, 12 Sep. 2022 Carnival said the National Cancer Institute Study was designed so that any promising diagnostic results could be swiftly put into widespread practice while the longer-term study — expected to last up to a decade — progresses. Zeke Miller And, BostonGlobe.com, 12 Sep. 2022 Dobbins, who returned to practice earlier last month, was determined to play in the season opener. Ryan Mcfadden, Baltimore Sun, 11 Sep. 2022 The Lions initially feared Ragnow would miss time because of the injury, but an MRI revealed the injury was not as serious as thought and Ragnow returned to practice Friday. Dave Birkett, Detroit Free Press, 11 Sep. 2022 Holmes returned to practice this week after missing the season opener. Jenna Ortiz, The Arizona Republic, 7 Sep. 2022 Patrick returned to practice Monday for the first time since suffering a broken right thumb on July 28. Brad Biggs, Chicago Tribune, 7 Sep. 2022 When she was laid off at the end of 2020, she was actually relieved to get to put her learnings into practice. Good Housekeeping, 6 Sep. 2022 See More

Word History



Middle English practisen, from Middle French practiser, from Medieval Latin practizare, alteration of practicare, from practica practice, noun, from Late Latin practice, from Greek praktikē, from feminine of praktikos

First Known Use


14th century, in the meaning defined at transitive sense 1a


15th century, in the meaning defined at sense 1a

Time Traveler
The first known use of practice was in the 14th century
IELTS BNC: 453 COCA: 564


1actual doing of sth實行VERB + PRACTICE | PREPOSITION VERB + PRACTICEput sth into把⋯付諸實踐I can't wait to put what I've learned into practice.我迫不及待地想把所學的知識運用於實踐。PREPOSITIONin practice在實踐中The idea sounds fine in theory, but would it work in practice?這種想法理論上好像不錯,但是做起來行得通嗎?


2doing sth many times多次做ADJECTIVE | VERB + PRACTICE | PRACTICE + NOUN | PREPOSITION | PHRASES ADJECTIVEbasketball, batting, football, piano, soccer, swim (NAmE) , etc.籃球、擊球、橄欖球、鋼琴、足球、游泳等練習target射擊練習daily每日練習hard work and daily practice辛勤工作和日常練習VERB + PRACTICEdo, get, get in, have做練習;設法練習I'll be able to get in a bit of practice this weekend.我本週末應該能做一些練習。I've had a lot of practice in saying 'no' recently!我最近已經說了許多次“不”來拒絕別人了!need, require, take需要練習Don't worry if you can't do it at first-it takes practice!開始時做不到不要擔心 - 這需要練習!give sb讓某人練習This chapter gives students practice in using adjectives.本章讓學生練習使用形容詞。PRACTICE + NOUNfacilities, field, ground練習設施;訓練場地game, session練習賽;訓練課drill實踐演練We watched the swimmers go through their practice drills.我們觀看了游泳運動員們完成訓練。PREPOSITIONout of practice疏於練習If you don't play regularly, you soon get out of practice.如果你不經常練習,技藝就會生疏。with practice通過練習His accent should improve with practice.他的口音通過練習會有進步的。practice at⋯的練習practice at swimming underwater潛水練習practice in做⋯的練習The children need more practice in tying their shoelaces.孩子們還需要再練習練習繫鞋帶。PHRASESbe good practice for sth對⋯是有益的練習It will be good practice for later, when you have to make speeches in public.這對你以後在公共場合演講是一種很好的練習。practice makes perfect (saying) 熟能生巧


3way of doing sth做法ADJECTIVE | VERB + PRACTICE | PRACTICE + VERB | PREPOSITION | PHRASES ADJECTIVEgood, recommended, sound好的慣例;推薦的做法;健全的做法advice on adopting current best practice in your business關於在貴公司中採取目前最行之有效的做法的建議environmentally sound practices無害環境的做法safe, unsafe安全的/不安全的做法ethical道德的行為corrupt, deceptive, fraudulent, questionable, shady, sharp, unethical, unfair腐敗行為;狡詐的手段;欺詐的做法;可疑的舉動;黑幕行為;不誠實的交易;不道德的行為;不公平的做法shady business practices不正當的商業運作方式discriminatory, restrictive歧視性的/限制性的做法actual實際的做法the complications that arise in actual practice實際操作中出現的錯綜複雜的情況everyday日常做法contemporary, current當代/當前做法accepted, customary, established, long-standing, traditional公認的/習慣的/已確立的/長期的/傳統的做法common, general, normal, routine, standard, usual常見/一般/正常/常規/標準/通常的做法the company's general practice of selling through agents公司通常通過代理商銷售的做法It is standard practice not to pay bills until the end of the month.通常的做法是月底才付賬。universal, widespread普遍的/廣為流行的做法local地方習俗sustainable可持續的做法sustainable land-use practices可持續的利用土地的做法clinical, cultural, legal, medical, nursing, religious, sexual, social, spiritual, etc.臨牀實踐、文化習俗、法律實務、醫療實踐、護理實踐、宗教習俗、性習俗、社會實踐、精神實踐等the medical practices of ancient Egypt古埃及的醫術American social practices美國社會實踐accounting, administrative, business, employment, hiring, management, working會計/行政管理/商業運作/招聘/雇傭/管理/工作中的實際做法They carried out a study of Japanese working practices.他們就日本人的工作方法進行了研究。VERB + PRACTICEintroduce推行做法The practice of community policing was introduced in the 1970s.社區警務的做法是 20 世紀 70 年代推行的。adopt, employ, follow, implement, use採取/運用/奉行/實行/採用慣常的做法advocate, encourage, endorse, promote, recommend提倡/鼓勵/支持/促進/建議慣常的做法challenge, question挑戰/懷疑慣常的做法defend, support捍衞/支持慣常的做法Some prisoners defend this practice as the only way to survive.一些囚犯捍衞這種做法,因為只有這樣才能生存。condemn, discourage譴責/勸阻慣常的做法This practice was roundly condemned by the World Medical Association.這種做法受到世界醫學聯合會的嚴厲譴責。abandon, abolish, ban, eliminate, end, forbid, halt, outlaw, prevent, prohibit, reject, stop放棄/廢除/禁止/消除/停止/嚴禁/叫停/取締/防止/阻止/拒絕/停止慣常的做法continue慣例繼續The bank has continued its practice of charging late fees.銀行繼續實行收取滯納金的慣常做法。alter, change, improve, modify, transform修改/改變/完善/調整/變革慣常的做法Established practices are difficult to modify.既定的慣例是很難更改的。affect, govern, guide, influence, inform, shape影響/治理/引導/左右/告知/形成慣例the decisions that govern our practice and our conduct支配我們的做法和行為的決策We use this information to inform clinical practice.我們用這一消息告知臨牀習慣做法。PRACTICE + VERBexist習慣做法存在Certain practices exist in both public and private schools.某些習慣做法既存在於公立學校,也存在於私立學校。begin慣例開始實施continue慣例繼續the ancient custom of log rolling, a practice which continues to this day延續至今的雙人踩滾木的古老習俗change, develop, evolve慣例改變/發展/演進differ, vary做法不同/有差異Religious practices differ from group to group.宗教習俗因派別不同而不同。reflect sth習慣做法反映⋯Such practices do not reflect our values.這種慣常的做法並不反映我們的價值觀。PREPOSITIONpractice among⋯之間的做法This is now common practice among ethnographers.這是人種誌學家中普遍的做法。practice for為⋯的做法safe medical practices for children適合兒童的安全醫療做法practice in⋯中的做法good practice in undergraduate education本科教育中的好做法practice of⋯的做法the practice of acupuncture針刺療法practice regarding關於⋯的做法questionable accounting practices regarding the sale of hardware硬件銷售中可疑的記賬法practice within⋯之內的做法ethical practice within the profession行業內的道德行為PHRASESa change in practice方法的改變changes in employment practices職業招聘方法的變動a code of practice (especially BrE) 行業規則voluntary codes of practice between sellers and customers賣方與顧客之間自願達成的行業規則make a practice of sth經常做⋯I don't make a practice of forgetting to pay my bills, I assure you!我向你保證,我並不是經常忘記付賬的!


4work/office of a professional person工作;工作地點ADJECTIVE | VERB + PRACTICE ADJECTIVEsuccessful成功的事業clinical, legal, medical, professional臨牀專業;法律專業;醫務專業;專業實踐family, general (both medicine醫學) 大眾/全科常規診療a physician in family practice (NAmE) 從事大眾醫療的醫生a doctor in general practice (BrE) 全科醫生private私人醫生執業a psychologist in private practice私人執業的心理學家group聯合診療It's a group practice, so you can easily change doctors.這是一家聯合診所,所以你可以方便地換醫生。VERB + PRACTICEbe in, go into, set up in執業;投身⋯業;開業She wants to go into general practice.她想當普通醫師。retire from不再執業suspend sb from使某人暫停執業He has been suspended from practice.他被暫停執業。begin, establish, open, start開辦事務所Martin began his own practice in 1993.馬丁在 1993 年開辦了自己的事務所。She has opened a new practice in the town.她在鎮上開辦了一家新的事務所。run經營事務所He runs a successful legal practice in Ohio.他在俄亥俄州經營一家成功的律師事務所。maintain維持事務所She maintains a private practice as a mental health consultant.她作為一名精神健康顧問經營着一家私人事務所。join加入事務所A new partner has joined the practice.一位新的合夥人加入了事務所。leave離開事務所
IELTS BNC: 453 COCA: 564
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0_0: Translations of practice
  • # n.
    操練: drill, practice, train
    練: drill, practice, train, white silk
    練習: drill, exercise, practice, rehearsal, training
    謨: device, plan, practice, projet, scheme
    實際: practice, reality
    熟練: conversance, conversancy, experience, knack, practice, skill
    習: custom, habit, practice
    習慣: custom, habit, practice, wont
    演習: drill, exercise, maneuver, manoeuvre, practice
    肄: distress, practice
    作法: method, modus operandi, practice, way
    做法: behavior, behaviour, practice, way of doing a thing
  • # v.
    練: drill, perfect, practice, practise, train
    練習: drill, exercise, practice, practise
    實踐: fulfil, fulfill, practice, put into practice, practise
    實習: practice, practise
    推行: carry out, practice, practise, pursue
    習: get accustomed to, exercise, practice, practise, review, study
    演: act, take action, apply, carry out, develop, practice

0_0: Definitions of practice
  • # noun.
    - the actual application or use of an idea, belief, or method, as opposed to theories relating to it.
    * the principles and practice of teaching
    - the customary, habitual, or expected procedure or way of doing of something.
    * current nursing practice
    - repeated exercise in or performance of an activity or skill so as to acquire or maintain proficiency in it.
    * it must have taken a lot of practice to become so fluent
  • # verb.
    - perform (an activity) or exercise (a skill) repeatedly or regularly in order to improve or maintain one's proficiency.
    * I need to practice my French
    - carry out or perform (a particular activity, method, or custom) habitually or regularly.
    * we still practice some of these rituals today

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