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praxis

See also: Praxis

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EtymologyEdit

From Ancient Greek πρᾶξις (prâksis, action, activity, practice)

NounEdit

praxis (plural praxes)

  1. The practical application of any branch of learning.
  2. (philosophy) The synthesis of theory and practice, without presuming the primacy of either.
  3. Custom or established practice.
  4. An example or form of exercise, or a collection of such examples, for practice.

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NounEdit

praxis c

  1. practice, custom, the usual way to do things
    teori och praxis
    theory and practice
  2. case law, previous court decisions as a base for legal judgement
    Hovrättens dom strider mot Europadomstolens praxis.
    The verdict of the court of appeal is in conflict with the practice of the European Court of Human Rights.

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