pratique

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Originated 1600—10 from French pratique from Medieval Latin practica.

Noun[edit]

pratique (plural pratiques)

  1. Permission to use a port given to a ship after compliance with a quarantine or on conviction that she is free of contagious disease.
  2. (obsolete) practice; habits
    • R. North
      One of English education and pratique.

Part or all of this entry has been imported from the 1913 edition of Webster’s Dictionary, which is now free of copyright and hence in the public domain. The imported definitions may be significantly out of date, and any more recent senses may be completely missing.

References[edit]

  • Wikipedia-logo.png Pratique on Wikipedia.Wikipedia
  • pratique” in The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition, Houghton Mifflin Company, 2000.
  • pratique” in Dictionary.com Unabridged, v1.0.1, Lexico Publishing Group, 2006.

French[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Adjective[edit]

pratique (masculine and feminine, plural pratiques)

  1. applied; concerning action or intervention of human will on the real to change it (as opposed to spéculatif or théorique).
  2. concrete, practical.
  3. belonging to the everyday or mundane.
  4. experienced.
  5. convenient; handy.
    Cette télécommande est vraiment pratique.

Derived terms[edit]

Noun[edit]

pratique f (plural pratiques)

  1. practice.
  2. execution or implementation of something.
  3. methods, process, way of doing or achieving something.
  4. set of customs in a country or group of people.
    C'est la pratique de ce pays (those are the customs of this country).
  5. experience.
    C'est un homme qui a la pratique des affaires (This is a man with business experience).
  6. act of frequenting.
    Il a beaucoup gagné à la pratique de la bonne société (He’s gained a lot by frequenting good people).
  7. clientele, regular clients, or business therewith.
    La pratique n'afflue pas à ce magasin (customers don't flow to that store).
    Vous me servez mal, vous n’aurez plus ma pratique (you’re serving me poorly, you're going to lose my business).
  8. (nautical) freedom to board or disembark (as opposed to quarantine).
    On donna pratique à ce navire après qu'il eut fait la quarantaine (we gave freedom to board or disembark to the ship after it went through quarantine).
  9. a steel or tin instrument placed in one's mouth to change one's voice during puppet ventriloquism.

Verb[edit]

pratique

  1. first-person singular present indicative of pratiquer
  2. third-person singular present indicative of pratiquer
  3. first-person singular present subjunctive of pratiquer
  4. third-person singular present subjunctive of pratiquer
  5. second-person singular imperative of pratiquer

References[edit]

  • pratique” in the Dictionnaire de l’Académie française, 8th Edition (1932–35).
  • pratique” in the Portail lexical, Centre National de Ressources Textuelles et Lexicales, 2014.

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Etymology[edit]

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Noun[edit]

pratique f (plural pratiques)

  1. practice

Portuguese[edit]

Verb[edit]

pratique

  1. first-person singular present subjunctive of praticar
  2. third-person singular present subjunctive of praticar
  3. first-person singular imperative of praticar
  4. third-person singular imperative of praticar