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n. pl. prax·es (prăk′sēz′)
1. Practical application or exercise of a branch of learning.
2. Habitual or established practice; custom.
[Medieval Latin prāxis, from Greek, from prāssein, prāg-, to do.]
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n, pl praxises or praxes (ˈpræksiːz)
1. (Education) the practice and practical side of a profession or field of study, as opposed to the theory
2. (Education) a practical exercise
3. accepted practice or custom
[C16: via Medieval Latin from Greek: deed, action, from prassein to do]
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n., pl. prax•is•es, prax•es (ˈpræk siz)
1. the application or use of knowledge or skills; practice, as distinguished from theory.
2. convention, habit, or custom.
[1575–85; < Medieval Latin < Greek prâxis deed, act, action =prāk-, base of prassein to do, fare + -sis -sis]
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|Noun||1.||praxis - translating an idea into action; "a hard theory to put into practice"; "differences between theory and praxis of communism"|
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