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  3  definitions  found 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Practice  \Prac"tice\,  v.  t.  [imp.  &  p.  p.  {Practiced};  p.  pr  & 
  vb  n.  {Practicing}.]  [Often  written  practise,  practised, 
  practising.] 
  1.  To  do  or  perform  frequently,  customarily,  or  habitually; 
  to  make  a  practice  of  as  to  practice  gaming.  ``Incline 
  not  my  heart  .  .  .  practice  wicked  works.'' 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Practiced  \Prac"ticed\,  a.  [Often  written  practised.] 
  1.  Experienced;  expert;  skilled;  as  a  practiced  marksman. 
  ``A  practiced  picklock.''  --Ld.  Lytton. 
 
  2.  Used  habitually;  learned  by  practice. 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  practiced 
  adj  1:  having  or  showing  knowledge  and  skill  and  aptitude;  "adept 
  in  handicrafts";  "an  adept  juggler";  "an  expert  job"; 
  "a  good  mechanic";  "a  practiced  marksman";  "a 
  proficient  engineer";  "a  lesser-known  but  no  less 
  skillful  composer";  "the  effect  was  achieved  by 
  skillful  retouching"  [syn:  {adept},  {expert},  {good}, 
  {proficient},  {skillful},  {skilful}] 
  2:  skillful  after  much  practice  [syn:  {practised}] 




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