Practice

Practice may refer to:

  • Best practice
  • Law firm, a legal practice
  • Medical practice, a company which engages in the practise of medicine
  • Phantom practice, phenomenon in which a person's abilities continue to improve, even without practising
  • Practice (learning method), a method of learning by repetition
  • Practice (social theory), a theoretical term for human action in society* Practice-based professional learning
  • Practice of law
  • Target practice, any exercise in which projectiles are fired at a specified target
  • The Practice, a TV program about a legal practice
  • Spiritual practice
  • Standards and Practices, a conventional, traditional, or otherwise standardised method

Famous quotes containing the word practice:

    Predatory capitalism created a complex industrial system and an advanced technology; it permitted a considerable extension of democratic practice and fostered certain liberal values, but within limits that are now being pressed and must be overcome. It is not a fit system for the mid- twentieth century.
    Noam Chomsky (b. 1928)

    It is accordance with our determination to refrain from aggression and build up a sentiment and practice among nations more favorable to peace ... that we have incurred the consent of fourteen important nations to the negotiation of a treaty condemning recourse to war, renouncing it as an instrument of national policy.
    Calvin Coolidge (1872–1933)

    Like the British Constitution, she owes her success in practice to her inconsistencies in principle.
    Thomas Hardy (1840–1928)