pratique

[ pra-teek, prat-ik; French pra-teek ]
/ præˈtik, ˈpræt ɪk; French praˈtik /

noun

license or permission to use a port, given to a ship after quarantine or on showing a clean bill of health.

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Origin of pratique

1600–10; < French: practice < Medieval Latin practica. See practice
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pratique

/ (ˈprætiːk, præˈtiːk) /

noun

formal permission given to a vessel to use a foreign port upon satisfying the requirements of local health authorities

Word Origin for pratique

C17: from French, from Medieval Latin practica practice
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