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1(training, repetition)práctica feminine(game) (before noun) de entrenamientomusicians must keep in practice — los músicos tienen que practicar / ensayar continuamente
- his serve needs more practice — tiene que practicar más el saque
- piano practice — ejercicios de piano
- target practice — prácticas de tiro
- practice teaching / (British) teaching practice — prácticas de magisterio
- practice session — sesión de entrenamiento
- Also, we wanted to determine whether modest practice would modify performance of either group.
- It takes much skill and practice to churn out terracotta articles.
- There was a ‘best dressed’ competition and lots of warm-up singing practice to kick the evening off.
- Specifically military skills were acquired by actual practice and performance under supervision.
- Having little practice in the gymnastic skills, which I was forced to learn during my training, I fell flat on my back.
- Public speaking is a learned skill that requires practice, effort, and confidence building.
- The major element in such transformation was repeated practice of close order drill.
- It should be good practice for a repeat performance in March, when they go in front of the Commons' Culture Committee.
- We have to ride close to the trees and hold our horses there to share the experience, which is good practice for our riding skills.
- Like other skill development, intercultural skills are acquired through practice.
- The purpose was to demonstrate that knowledge could be acquired easily but skills came with practice.
- As with any skill, practice and repetition are the keys to confidence and competent performance.
- One of a pair of identical twins was given a lot of early practice at a particular skill, such as crawling.
- This game offers a great opportunity for practice of various motor skills.
- They are skilled manipulators who lie with the proficiency of long practice.
- Thus, additional practice and greater skill mastery is recommended in preparation for night diving activities.
- Continued practice and performance should easily eliminate these.
- In the weeks before a performance, practice can easily consume six hours a day.
- Responsible believing is a skill that can be maintained only through constant practice.
- She worked very very hard on developing her skills at swimming and put in a lot of practice and training before the Olympics.
2.1(carrying out, implementing)práctica femininetheory and practice — la teoría y la práctica
- to put sth into practice — llevar algo a la práctica
- a good idea, but it'll never work in practice — una buena idea pero, en la práctica, no va a funcionar
- He said some recommendations had been put into practice while others were being implemented.
- We must again be aware of the gap between ideas and actual practice.
- Each camp featured league play in two divisions, where the campers put into practice what they had learned throughout the week.
- Unfortunately, it often appears that she is unable to get her free-market ideas put into practice.
- Not only are they divisive, but they might actually either have to be put into practice, or they might have to be changed.
- Army leaders at all levels should renew efforts to reduce the gap between stated beliefs and actual practice.
- However, Elliott warns that it still needs to be evaluated before the theory is put into practice.
- They worked hard, ran hard and trained hard, all the time trying to put into practice what their coaches were telling them.
- The idea was put into practice last year but it was not until this term that it really took off.
- As for the possibility of these suggestions being put into practice, that stage has not yet been reached.
- In practice, most are expected to be set up as master trusts.
- How does our habitual practice of everyday eugenics shape our view of the world and of creation?
- In the challenge of his new role he found an opportunity to put into practice theories which had long been forming in his mind.
- The third stage is actually to put into practice what we have heard and what we have contemplated.
- The importance of this book lies in the fact that its author is concerned not just with ideas, but with actual practice.
- There is no fancy stuff here; just straight accounting theory put into practice.
- However, when lessons are learned in the abstract they are not as valuable as when put into practice, as we learned the very next day.
- This is something that is far easier to state than to put into practice.
- It sounds like a good idea but theory and practice can be very different, as we have seen all too often before in this industry.
- How is he able to put into practice what he preached?
2.2(exercise of profession)ejercicio masculinehe's been in practice as a doctor/lawyer for 15 years — hace 15 años que ejerce de / como doctor/abogado
- he is in general practice — se dedica a medicina general
- In a statement he admitted he plans to return to medical practice.
- He figured he could always incorporate his flair for comedy into his practice as doctor.
- Until recently English courts have generally adopted the standard of accepted medical practice.
- He is a barrister and solicitor of this court, and he carries on the practice of his profession at the City of London.
- In good medical practice, the intention is to maximise the quality of life experienced by the patient.
- Because of her focus on him, in her assessment of contemporary medical practice, she identifies the wrong problem.
- Consideration should be given to removing the doctor from practice in such cases.
- Once doctors entered practice, the profession was personally remunerative as well.
- At present, the list of colleges where doctors can qualify to practice is legislated under the Health Insurance Act.
- The urge to bring down the edifice of medical practice seems to me to indicate the extent to which our expectations have been brought down already.
- After publication, he decided to leave anatomical research to take up medical practice.
- I believe the most challenging aspect of all forms of medical practice is the need for, and the exercise of, judgment.
- But the main thrust of correspondence focused on the future of a particular medical practice.
- We documented the preferences of a range of patients within one hospital, with the aim of informing doctors' practice.
- This problem will permeate every aspect of medical research and practice in the future.
- The motives of the doctor and the wider context of medical practice just aren't relevant.
- Once there the family found accommodation in Hindley Street where the doctor set up practice.
- Suffice it to say that this has not been my experience of the last 15 years of medical practice.
- The expansion of medical practice into the regulation of behaviour carries doctors beyond their sphere of expertise and competence.
- It accords completely with the constitutional requirements met by most of medical practice.
3(custom, procedure)costumbre femininethis is a common practice nowadays — esta es una costumbre muy común hoy en día
- we must respect their practices — debemos respetar sus costumbres
- that's the common practice in Spain — eso es lo que se suele / se acostumbra hacer en España
- it's our practice to take up references — solemos / acostumbramos pedir referencias
- it is not good commercial practice — no es una práctica comercial recomendable
- working practices — métodos de trabajo
- he made a practice of always consulting his subordinates — tenía como norma consultar a sus subordinados
- Woodrow Wilson instituted the modern practice of delivering it to congress in person.
- The Federal Trade Commission handles complaints about deceptive or unfair business practices.
- It is the universal practice in conveyancing that enquiries as to licences would have been made.
- Conveyancing practice is plainly a matter within the knowledge of the courts.
- It is now established practice for judges to quash a conviction while suggesting that the appellants are not necessarily innocent.
- ‘The reason the magazine failed was not a failure of the message so much as lousy business practices,’ said Grace.
- The businessmen also felt uncertain about the government's capability to enforce the law to ensure they were not hurt financially by unfair business practices.
- The practice was possibly carried over from a similar arrangement in Massachusetts.
- This practice would carry on through the Apollo, Mercury, and Gemini space programs.
- A strict code of practice is followed when carrying these out to protect the interests of the young person.
- That the appellant notary acted in accordance with the then general notarial practice does not seem to be contested.
- Lobby your MP, otherwise our silence will allow this barbaric practice to carry on.
- This conclusion is completely at odds with established legal practice and principles…
- It is expected to identify practices, procedures, and guidelines that will aid faculties in developing students to their maximum potential.
- The whiff of fraudulent business practices will linger.
- ‘By ignoring ethical business practices, small businesses are missing a trick,’ he said.
- We have been effective in changing cultural practices in businesses.
- The point is to protect the consumer from predatory business practices.
- He said admitting more patients for a short time was good medical practice, to allow doctors to make a diagnosis and provide treatment more quickly.
- However, they have continued to carry out this practice and it's a continued difficulty.
- The practice is expected to put huge strain on the state health budget.
- With the help of scanning technology and just-in-time inventory systems, businesses changed their practices.
- It's common practice for Hollywood to remake an old movie, but today's news must be some kind of record.
- They also dealt with some topics on unethical practices in business.
- Every morning the Indian flag is ceremonially hoisted on a central flagpole, an unusual practice for businesses here.
4.1Medicineconsultorio masculineconsulta feminine
- But doctors claim many practices have been forced to change their booking systems to meet the targets.
- A trail-blazing super care centre that would move three doctors' practices and a clinic to one site is a backwards step, health bosses were told.
- And just like a doctors' practice, police hope the surgeries will prevent problems before they happen.
- I have never been satisfied with this doctor's practice in the three years I have been there, and I really do intend to move.
- Two of the groups consisted of doctors from different practices and one group comprised doctors from one practice.
- Her reputation as a hardworking lawyer saw her practice grow, making her one of the five leading attorneys in Houston.
- Of course, some are plagued by such problems due to family difficulties, but, according to a survey among doctors' practices, many are there simply because they are over-burdened.
- A self-contained extension to the rear previously served as a doctor's practice.
- Both I, and my sister's family, attend husband-and-wife doctors' practices.
- It will call for improved career structures to be put in place to attract doctors to rural practices and for them to be given support to keep them in their jobs.
- Missed appointments at one doctors' practice in Keighley are costing £60,000 a year in wasted time.
- The doctor's practice in Settle has about 9,000 registered patients so we can't afford to be complacent.
- When he was deputy governor he still ran his doctor's practice.
- The only doctors' practice in Westbury is pressing ahead with plans to create three separate surgeries in the area.
- While the name of only one doctor may appear on the contract, there may be other doctors sharing his practice.
- When and if you intend to foist 3,580 patients on to doctors in other practices, what will their reaction be?
- Qualitative data showed that patients generally supported the teaching of student doctors in their practice.
- Our current building is the size now allowed for a two doctor, 4,000 patient practice, and clearly cannot cope.
- He has now stopped his medical practice and is making use of his literary prowess to pen down useful material that is of some value to society.
- He sold his house to keep his medical practice going while he was away.
4.2Lawbufete masculineestudio jurídico masculine Southern Cone
4.3(of accountants)estudio contable masculine
1.1(rehearse)(piece/scales) practicar(act/song) ensayar
1.2(language) practicar(kicks/tackles/serve) practicarI practiced my Greek on him — aproveché para practicar griego con él
2.2(carry out, perform)he practiced a deception on us — nos engañó
- he practices black magic — practica magia negra
2.3(lawyer/doctor) ejercerto practice medicine — ejercer la medicina
- he practices law in London — ejerce la abogacía en Londres
3practicing present participle
3.1(doctor/lawyer) en ejercicio (de su profesión)
2(professionally)ejercerto practice as a lawyer/doctor — ejercer de / como abogado/médico
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