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prac·ti·cum

 (prăk′tĭ-kəm)
n.
A school or college course, especially one in a specialized field of study, that is designed to give students supervised practical application of previously studied theory: advanced practicums in teaching reading.

[German Praktikum, from Late Latin prācticum, neuter of prācticus, practical; see practical.]

practicum

(ˈpræktɪkəm)
n
(Education) a course in which theory is put into practice, a practical training or research session

prac•ti•cum

(ˈpræk tɪ kəm)

n.
a course of study devoted to practical experience in a field.
[1900–05; (< German Praktikum) < Latin, neuter of prācticus practical]
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