• Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
    • Pratique Practice; habits. "One of English education and pratique ."
    • Pratique (Com) Primarily, liberty of converse; intercourse; hence, a certificate, given after compliance with quarantine regulations, permitting a ship to land passengers and crew; -- a term used particularly in the south of Europe.
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Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
    • n pratique In com., intercourse; the communication between a ship and the port in which she arrives; hence, a license or permission to hold intercourse and trade with the inhabitants of a place, especially after quarantine, or certificate of non-infectiveness.
    • n pratique Experience; practice.
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Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
    • n Pratique prat′ēk converse, intercourse: a license or permission to hold intercourse, or to trade after quarantine.
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Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
F.; cf. It. pratica, Sp. practica,. See Practice
Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary


In literature:

In this case Smeaton's 'Narrative' must be the text-book, and energy and perseverance the pratique.
"Records of a Family of Engineers" by Robert Louis Stevenson
It is for a pretty girl, comrades,' Pratique said, and ten cloaks were thrown to him.
"Selected Writings of Guy de Maupassant" by Guy de Maupassant
J'ignore si cette pratique obtient du succes.
"More Letters of Charles Darwin" by Charles Darwin
It is for a pretty girl, comrades,' Pratique said, and ten cloaks were thrown to him.
"Maupassant Original Short Stories (180), Complete" by Guy de Maupassant
J'avais du pour vivre abandonner les concours, bacler ma these et pratiquer; j'avais eu un enfant, je m'etais marie.
"Histoires grises" by E. Edouard Tavernier
As soon as we got pratique, Mallet, Barnet and myself, went up to town to look after our affairs, leaving the brig below.
"Ned Myers" by James Fenimore Cooper
L'Allemagne s'oppose a la Conference sans indiquer aucune autre maniere d'agir pratique.
"Why We Are At War (2nd Edition, revised)" by Members of the Oxford Faculty of Modern History
It is unnecessary to dwell on the forms of the pratique officers.
"The Wing-and-Wing" by J. Fenimore Cooper
C'est cependant sur ces bords etroits et escarpees que se trouvent pratiques les chemins par ou l'on passe.
"Theory of the Earth, Volume 2 (of 4)" by James Hutton
En resume, Rousseau aurait pu etre deconcerte par les inventions pratiques, un peu subtiles parfois, de l'ingenieux Froebel.
"Autobiography of Friedrich Froebel" by Friedrich Froebel

In science:

Bourdieu, Pierre (1980) Le Sens Pratique (Paris: Minuit).
On the shoulders of students? The contribution of PhD students to the advancement of knowledge
Travail pratique de diplˆome EPFL (unpublished) (1998).
Falicov-Kimball Models: A Partial Review of the Ground States Problem