n. 常规; 实践; 习俗; 训练; 工作; 诊所,事务所
You can refer to something that people do regularly as a practice .
Some firms have cut workers' pay below the level set in their contract, a practice that is illegal in Germany...
Gordon Brown has demanded a public inquiry into bank practices.
Practice means doing something regularly in order to be able to do it better. A practice is one of these periods of doing something.
She was taking all three of her daughters to basketball practice every day...
...the hard practice necessary to develop from a learner to an accomplished musician...
The work done by doctors and lawyers is referred to as the practice of medicine and law. People's religious activities are referred to as the practice of a religion.
...the practice of internal medicine...
I eventually realized I had to change my attitude toward medical practice.
A doctor's or lawyer's practice is his or her business, often shared with other doctors or lawyers.
The new doctor's practice was miles away from where I lived...
My law practice isn't the most important thing in my life, you know.
What happens in practice is what actually happens, in contrast to what is supposed to happen.
...the difference between foreign policy as presented to the public and foreign policy in actual practice...
In practice, workers do not work to satisfy their needs.
If something such as a procedure is normal practice or standard practice, it is the usual thing that is done in a particular situation.
It is normal practice not to reveal details of a patient's condition...
The transcript is full of codewords, which is standard practice in any army.
If you are out of practice at doing something, you have not had much experience of it recently, although you used to do it a lot or be quite good at it.
'How's your German?' — 'Not bad, but I'm out of practice.'
If you say 'practice makes perfect ', you mean that it is possible to learn something or develop a skill if you practise enough. People often say this to encourage someone to keep practising.
If you put a belief or method into practice, you behave or act in accordance with it.
Now that he is back, the prime minister has another chance to put his new ideas into practice...
We weren't allowed to put into practice in our daily lives the teachings we received.
1. a customary way of operation or behavior;
2. systematic training by multiple repetitions;
3. translating an idea into action;
4. the exercise of a profession;
5. knowledge of how something is usually done;
1. learn by repetition;
2. avail oneself to;
3. carry out or practice; as of jobs and professions;
4. engage in a rehearsal (of)
drill, exercise, practice, training, discipline
habit, custom, manners, usage, practice, convention, tradition
out of practice
practice makes perfect
Only practice can achieve mastery.
We've made our plans, and now we must put them into practice.
The ball team give him the gate because he never came to practice.
To improve one's professional skill has now become a common practice.
Thrift has become the prevailing practice.