“First do no harm” was where their practice of medicine began.
This practice, too, will be outlawed under Obamacare in 2014.
Better, says Mr Ruffle, to discourage the practice of including a photo altogether.
However one defines the term, strategy as a practice is carried out on several levels.
It is an uphill battle, as some influential members of society continue the practice.
But, on the third day, the pupil combined theory with practice.
Such Tramontanæ, and foreigners to the fashion, or anything in practice!
See his poem, Anecdote for Fathers, showing how the practice of lying may be taught.
So now they are all gone, and I have an opportunity to practice.
He didn't bother to measure the distance or take a practice swing.
c.1400, "to do, act;" early 15c., "to follow or employ; to carry on a profession," especially medicine, from Old French pratiser, practiser "to practice," alteration of practiquer, from Medieval Latin practicare "to do, perform, practice," from Late Latin practicus "practical," from Greek praktikos "practical" (see practical).
From early 15c. as "to perform repeatedly to acquire skill, to learn by repeated performance;" mid-15c. as "to perform, to work at, exercise." Related: Practiced; practicing.
early 15c., practise, "practical application," originally especially of medicine but also alchemy, education, etc.; from Old French pratiser, from Medieval Latin practicare (see practice (v.)). From early 15c. often assimilated in spelling to nouns in -ice. Also as practic, which survived in parallel into 19c.
practice prac·tice (prāk'tĭs)
v. prac·ticed, prac·tic·ing, prac·tic·es
To engage in the profession of medicine or one of the allied health professions. n.
The exercise of the profession of medicine.
The business of a practicing physician or group of physicians, including facilities and customary patients.