practicing

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English[edit]

Verb[edit]

practicing

  1. present participle of practice

Adjective[edit]

practicing (not comparable)

  1. Actively engaged in a profession.
    My uncle is a practicing dentist.
  2. Participating in the rituals and mores of a religion.

Usage notes[edit]

Practicing is the common spelling in American English. British and Commonwealth English use practising.

Derived terms[edit]

Noun[edit]

practicing (plural practicings)

  1. The act of one who practices.