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pratique Line breaks: prat|ique
Pronunciation: /ˈpratɪk/

Definition of pratique in English:


[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.
Example sentences
  • The ships are those which have been boarded by the harbour master and given pratique.


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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