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How many hours a day do you practice the piano?
Practice putting up your tent in the yard a few times before going camping.
I've been practicing hard for the recital for months.
Can I practice my Spanish on you?
Mike's been practicing hard for his performance in June.
This is the American English definition of practice. View British English definition of practice.
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