What is practice?

  • (noun): The exercise of a profession.
    Example: "The practice of the law"; "I took over his practice when he retired"
    See also — Additional definitions below

Some articles on practice:

David E. Kelley - Television Work - Ally McBeal (1997–2002)
... in 1997 on FOX, Kelley was also shepherding his other two shows, Chicago Hope and The Practice, although he was not actively participating in Chicago Hope at the time ... journalist as "stylish, sexy, smart, opinionated, and an emotional wreck." In contrast to The Practice and its idealistic lawyers, the law firm in Ally McBeal was founded only to make ... Parallel to The Practice, Kelley penned all the scripts for the first season, then brought in other writers in subsequent years although he continued to write many episodes himself ...
David E. Kelley - Television Work - The Practice (1997–2004)
... Ally McBeal on FOX and The Practice on ABC were the first two projects to come from this deal ... Premiering as a midseason replacement for the 1996-1997 season, The Practice was Kelley's chance to write another courtroom drama but one focusing on the less glamorous realities of a small law firm ... The Practice would be the first of four successful series by Kelley that were set in Boston, proximal to his hometown of Belmont, Massachusetts ...
Kriya Yoga - Practice
... In Kriya Quotes from Swami Satyananda, it is written, "Kriya sadhana may be thought of as the sadhana of the "practice of being in Atman". ...
University Of Abertay Dundee - Organisation - School of Social and Health Sciences
... of the BPS, are eligible for entry to postgraduate training for professional practice ... has a dedicated nursing bay on campus for real clinical practice, as well as a counselling suite for students to practice their therapeutic techniques ...
Wet Nurse - Practice Across Cultures
... The practice of using wet nurses is ancient and common to many cultures ... Lactation inhibits ovulation in some women, thus the practice has a rational basis ...

More definitions of "practice":

  • (noun): Translating an idea into action.
    Example: "A hard theory to put into practice"
    Synonyms: praxis
  • (verb): Carry out or practice; as of jobs and professions.
    Example: "Practice law"
    Synonyms: practise, exercise, do
  • (noun): Knowledge of how something is usually done.
    Example: "It is not the local practice to wear shorts to dinner"
  • (noun): A customary way of operation or behavior.
    Example: "It is their practice to give annual raises"
    Synonyms: pattern
  • (verb): Avail oneself to.
    Example: "Practice a religion"; "practice non-violent resistance"
    Synonyms: apply, use

Famous quotes containing the word practice:

    Know how to be content and you will never be disgraced; practice self-restraint and you will never be in danger.
    —Chinese proverb.

    Laozi.

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

    No exile at the South Pole or on the summit of Mont Blanc separates us more effectively from others than the practice of a hidden vice.
    Marcel Proust (1871–1922)