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Meaning of PRAXIS

Pronunciation:  pr'aks`is

WordNet Dictionary
[n]  translating an idea into action; "a hard theory to put into practice"; "differences between theory and praxis of communism"

PRAXIS is a 6 letter word that starts with P.


 Synonyms: practice
 See Also: effectuation, implementation



Webster's 1913 Dictionary
\Prax"is\, n. [NL., fr. Gr. ?, fr. ? to do. See
1. Use; practice; especially, exercise or discipline for a
   specific purpose or object. ``The praxis and theory of
   music.'' --Wood.

2. An example or form of exercise, or a collection of such
   examples, for practice.

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