What part of speech is “practice”

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practice is a term used most often to denote repetition of an activity with the purpose of improving skills or obtaining mastery of that activity.

1. Practice makes perfect, so I'm trying to read as much as I can every day.

2. I'm opening my own medical practice next month.

3. We had a great practice in the classroom before taking the exam.

when using the word 'practice' as a noun, be sure to use the appropriate article ('a', 'an', or 'the') when referring to a specific instance of an activity or profession.


as a verb, 'practice' means to perform an activity or exercise regularly in order to improve or maintain one's proficiency. It can also mean to carry out or perform a particular activity, method, or custom habitually or regularly.

'practice' is used to indicate the action of doing something repeatedly to get better at it. It can also be used to indicate the habitual carrying out of a particular activity or custom.

She practices the piano every day for an hour.

Doctors practice medicine.

They practice a strict daily routine.

remember the distinction between the British and American spellings when writing for a specific audience. Don't confuse 'practicing' (doing something repeatedly) with 'practicing' in the sense of a professional carrying out their profession (like a practicing lawyer or doctor). The phrase 'practice makes perfect' is a common idiom that emphasizes the importance of regular practice to achieve mastery in a skill.

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