In 1980 she was charged with professional incompetence and practising without chambers; she was disbarred three years later.
The Newfoundlanders might have been practising trench-digging in camp in Scotland.
I was practising at the time down in the little town of Bradford.
How, indeed, could he have acquired this new art which he had had no chance of practising?
I must scoot now, and go back to my practising, or I shall have Bunty on my track.
Have those who object to this recommendation ever thought of what practising novel-writing means?
They did not fail, and caught the stroke as well as though they had been practising for a month.
Mr. Hunter had long been practising to sit cross-legged, and was now attempting it on on the grass for the first time in public.
They seemed to understand the game as perfectly as if they had been practising it for years.
"No, not yet," said Kellett, while his cheek flushed at the evasion he was practising.
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.