Definition of pratique in English:

pratique

Line breaks: prat|ique
Pronunciation: /ˈpratɪk
 
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noun

[mass noun] historical
  • Permission granted to a ship to have dealings with a port, given after quarantine or on showing a clean bill of health.
    More example sentences
    • The ships are those which have been boarded by the harbour master and given pratique.

Origin

early 17th century: from French, literally 'practice', via Italian from medieval Latin practica, feminine (used as a noun) of practicus 'practical'.

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