There are 2 translations of practice in Spanish:

practice1

Pronunciation: /ˈpræktəs; ˈpræktɪs/

n

  • 1 u (training, repetition) práctica (f) musicians must keep in practice los músicos tienen que practicar or ensayar continuamente he's out of practice le falta práctica his serve needs more practice tiene que practicar más el saque piano practice ejercicios (mpl) de piano target practice prácticas (fpl) de tiro practice teaching o (BrE) teaching practice prácticas (fpl) de magisterio practice makes perfect la práctica hace al maestro (before n) [game] de entrenamiento practice session [Sport] sesión (f) de entrenamiento [Mus] ensayo (m)
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    • It should be good practice for a repeat performance in March, when they go in front of the Commons' Culture Committee.
    • Like other skill development, intercultural skills are acquired through practice.
    • One of a pair of identical twins was given a lot of early practice at a particular skill, such as crawling.
  • 2 u 2.1 (carrying out, implementing) práctica (f) theory and practice la teoría y la práctica to put sth into practice llevar algo a la práctica, poner* algo en práctica a good idea, but it'll never work in practice una buena idea pero, en la práctica, no va a funcionar 2.2 (exercise of profession) ejercicio (m) he's been in practice as a doctor/lawyer for 15 years hace 15 años que ejerce de or como doctor/abogado, hace 15 años que ejerce la medicina/la abogacía he is in general practice se dedica a medicina general
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    • Unfortunately, it often appears that she is unable to get her free-market ideas put into practice.
    • The idea was put into practice last year but it was not until this term that it really took off.
    • However, Elliott warns that it still needs to be evaluated before the theory is put into practice.
  • 3 c u (custom, procedure) costumbre (f) this 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 or se acostumbra hacer en España it's our practice to take up references solemos or acostumbramos pedir referencias it is not good commercial practice no es una práctica comercial recomendable working practices métodos (mpl) de trabajo he made a practice of always consulting his subordinates tenía como norma consultar a sus subordinados
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    • It is expected to identify practices, procedures, and guidelines that will aid faculties in developing students to their maximum potential.
    • Woodrow Wilson instituted the modern practice of delivering it to congress in person.
    • The practice is expected to put huge strain on the state health budget.
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    • This conclusion is completely at odds with established legal practice and principles…
    • That the appellant notary acted in accordance with the then general notarial practice does not seem to be contested.
    • It is now established practice for judges to quash a conviction while suggesting that the appellants are not necessarily innocent.
  • 4 c (place) 4.1 [Med] consultorio (m), consulta (f) 4.2 [Law] bufete (m), estudio (m) jurídico (CS) 4.3 (of accountants) estudio (m) contable
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    • Once doctors entered practice, the profession was personally remunerative as well.
    • The expansion of medical practice into the regulation of behaviour carries doctors beyond their sphere of expertise and competence.
    • He figured he could always incorporate his flair for comedy into his practice as doctor.
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    • 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.
    • Both I, and my sister's family, attend husband-and-wife doctors' practices.
    • 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.

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There are 2 translations of practice in Spanish:

practice2

vt ( (BrE) practise)

  • 2 2.1 [belief/Christianity] practicar* he doesn't practice what he preaches no hace lo que predica, no predica con el ejemplo 2.2 (carry out, perform) he practiced a deception on us nos engañó he practices black magic practica magia negra 2.3 [doctor/lawyer] ejercer* to practice medicine ejercer* la medicina he practices law in London ejerce de or como abogado en Londres, ejerce la abogacía en Londres
  • 3
    (practicing pres p)
    3.1 [doctor/lawyer] en ejercicio (de su profesión) 3.2 [Catholic] practicante 3.3 [homosexual] activo

vi ( (BrE) practise)

  • 2 (professionally) ejercer* to practice as a lawyer/doctor ejercer* de or como abogado/médico

Phrasal verbs

practice on

(BrE) practise upon v + prep + o
[formal] aprovecharse de

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Onda Cero is a radio network broadcasting on AM and FM. It is owned by Telefónica, Spain's most important telecommunications group.