practice or practise

practice or practise
   To repeat an action or process to acquire or refine a skill, or to improve ones performance in an art, a craft, or other pursuit. Or, to do something as an established custom or habit. "Practice" can be a noun as well: something a person does repeatedly, whether to improve or to do what one does customarily, habitually, or professionally. "Practise" is a British spelling.

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  • Practice (learning method) — Practice is the act of rehearsing a behavior over and over, or engaging in an activity again and again, for the purpose of improving or mastering it, as in the phrase practice makes perfect . Sports teams practice to prepare for actual games.… …   Wikipedia

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  • practice — practice, practise In standard BrE, practice is used for the noun and practise for the verb, whereas in AmE practice is the dominant spelling of both noun and verb …   Modern English usage

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