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From Medieval Latin prāctica (practical affairs, business), from Ancient Greek πρᾱκτική (prāktikḗ, practice, experience), from πρᾱκτικός (prāktikós, practical), from πρᾱ́σσω (prā́ssō, I do).


praticàre (first-person singular present pràtico, first-person singular past historic praticài, past participle praticàto, auxiliary avere)

  1. (transitive) to put into practise/practice, to implement
  2. (transitive) to perform (an injection, a massage, an incision, artificial respiration, etc.)
  3. (transitive) to pierce, to bore (a hole, a window in a wall, a pit, etc.)
  4. (transitive) to practise/practice (medicine, law, science, etc.)
  5. (transitive) to observe (a custom)
  6. (transitive, sports) to play
  7. (transitive) to mix with, associate with (people)
  8. (intransitive) to mix, to associate [+ con (object) = with (someone)] [auxiliary avere]
  9. (transitive) to frequent (a place)
  10. (intransitive) to frequent [+ in (object) = a place] [auxiliary avere]
  11. (transitive) to have sexual relations with
  12. (transitive) to give (a discount)
  13. (transitive, uncommon) to pass easily along (a road or path)
  14. (intransitive, uncommon) to pass easily along [+ in (object) = a road or path)] [auxiliary avere]


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