Definition of praxis in English:

praxis

Syllabification: prax·is
Pronunciation: /ˈpraksəs
 
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noun

formal
1Practice, as distinguished from theory: the gap between theory and praxis, text and world
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  • There are no watertight theories of political praxis that are without contradictions and limitations.
  • There is nothing like it in the rest of the world: a single site that covers theory, praxis and practice in the discipline.
  • He explores, through both theory and praxis, possible methods for moving from the realm of ‘telling’ students to ‘teaching’ students.
1.1Accepted practice or custom: patterns of Christian praxis in church and society
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  • To put flesh on the image of God that is the church in nepantla, I want to point to some signifiers that I observed in the praxis of my own ministry while serving a parish in San Antonio several years ago.

Origin

late 16th century: via medieval Latin from Greek, literally 'doing', from prattein 'do'.

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