Origin of pratiqueFrench ; from pratiquer ; from Middle French practiquer: see practice
Origin of pratiqueFrench, from Old French practique, from Medieval Latin pr&amacron;ctica, ultimately from Greek pr&amacron;ktik&emacron;, from feminine of pr&amacron;ktikos, practical; see practical.
- Permission to use a port given to a ship after compliance with a quarantine or on conviction that she is free of contagious disease.
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