practising
adjective see practicing

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • practising — prac‧tis‧ing [ˈpræktsɪŋ] , practicing adjective a practising lawyer, doctor etc is working as a lawyer, doctor etc: • Judges have invariably spent most of their working lives as practising barristers. * * * practising UK US UK (US practicing)… …   Financial and business terms

  • practising — /ˈpræktəsɪŋ/ (say praktuhsing) adjective 1. actively pursuing a particular profession in which one is qualified to work: a practising accountant; a practising doctor. 2. actively observing or following a particular religion, philosophy, way of… …   Australian English dictionary

  • practising — BrE, practicing AmE adjective 1 a practising Catholic/Muslim/Jew etc someone who follows the rules and customs of a particular religion 2 a practising doctor/lawyer/teacher etc someonewho is working as a doctor, lawyer etc: Few practising… …   Longman dictionary of contemporary English

  • practising — prac|tis|ing BrE practicing AmE [ˈpræktısıŋ] adj 1.) a practising Catholic/Muslim/Jew etc someone who follows the rules and customs of a particular religion ≠ ↑lapsed 2.) a practising doctor/lawyer/teacher etc someone who is working as a doctor,… …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • practising — adj. Practising is used with these nouns: ↑architect, ↑barrister, ↑Buddhist, ↑Catholic, ↑Christian, ↑homosexual, ↑Jew, ↑lawyer, ↑Muslim, ↑nurse, ↑physician, ↑ …   Collocations dictionary

  • practising — UK [ˈpræktɪsɪŋ] / US adjective active in a particular profession, religion, or way of life a practising Catholic …   English dictionary

  • practising — prac·tise || præktɪs v. be involved in a rehearsal, rehearse, practice, repeat an activity several times in order to improve performance; learn by repetition …   English contemporary dictionary

  • practising — prac·tis·ing …   English syllables

  • practising — [ˈpræktɪsiŋ] adj active in a particular profession, religion, or way of life …   Dictionary for writing and speaking English

  • practising — adjective see practicing …   Useful english dictionary

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