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Praxis   Listen
noun
Praxis  n.  
1.
Use; practice; especially, exercise or discipline for a specific purpose or object. "The praxis and theory of music."
2.
An example or form of exercise, or a collection of such examples, for practice.






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"Praxis" Quotes from Famous Books



... of Hesse and Baden. In Prussia, they could be granted only after a juridical decree to that effect; and an appeal to a superior court was allowed to reverse or affirm it. Compare Mittermaier in the Archiv. fuer civilist. Praxis, XVI, and also P. de la Court, Aanwysing der politike Gronden en Maximen van Holland etc., 1669, I, ch. 25. Nuernberg obtained as a privilege, in 1495, that no moratorium should be valid as against its citizens. (Roth, Geschichte des ...
— Principles Of Political Economy • William Roscher

... instrument; but, alas!—well, it matters not now; all I can say is, that I never saw her—heard I mean, for I am on audio—that the performance of that same single instrument did not furnish me with a painful praxis of the nine parts of speech all going together; for I do believe that nine tongues all at work could not have matched her. But peace be with her! she is silent at last, and cannot hear me now. I thought I myself possessed an extensive knowledge ...
— The Black Baronet; or, The Chronicles Of Ballytrain - The Works of William Carleton, Volume One • William Carleton



Words linked to "Praxis" :   implementation, effectuation



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