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From: DICT.TW English-Chinese Dictionary 英漢字典

 prac·tise /ˈpræktəs/

From: DICT.TW English-Chinese Medical Dictionary 英漢醫學字典

 prac·tise /ˈpræktəs/ 動詞

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Prac·tise v. t. & i. See Practice.
 Note:The analogy of the English language requires that the noun and verb which are pronounced alike should agree in spelling. Thus we have notice (n. & v.), noticed, noticing, noticer; poultice (n. & v.); apprentice (n. & v.); office (n. & v.), officer (n.); lattice (n.), latticed (a.); benefice (n.), beneficed (a.), etc.  Cf. sacrifice (░; n. & v.), surmise (░; n. & v.), promise (░; n. & v.); compromise (░; n. & v.), etc. Contrast advice (░; n.), and advise (░); device (░), and devise (░), etc.

From: WordNet (r) 2.0

      v 1: engage in a rehearsal (of) [syn: rehearse, practice]
      2: carry out or practice; as of jobs and professions; "practice
         law" [syn: practice, exercise, do]
      3: learn by repetition; "We drilled French verbs every day";
         "Pianists practice scales" [syn: drill, exercise, practice]