praxis

EnglishEdit

EtymologyEdit

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

NounEdit

praxis ‎(plural praxes or praxises)

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

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NounEdit

praxis f ‎(plural praxis)

  1. praxis

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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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