practicing

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Verb[change]

Plain form
practice

Third-person singular
practices

Past tense
practiced

Past participle
practiced

Present participle
practicing

  1. The present participle of practice.

Adjective[change]

Positive
practicing

Comparative
none

Superlative
none

  1. To be active in a job that needs a high level of skill, knowledge, or training.
    My son is a practicing lawyer.
  2. To be active in the rituals of a religion.
    I am a practicing Buddhist.

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