n [U and C]
a description of the best way of performing a particular activity, especially in business, that can be used by other people or companies as a set of rules to follow
We are currently developing a number of best practices to enhance network security.
1. We derived knowledge from practice.
2. With practice, no doubt, I could in time learn to write by holding the pen still while the paper moved.
3. We were going up for a practice battle.
4. They give us valuable practice in helping the eyes, brain and muscles to work together.
5. This plan looks all right in principle, but in practice it wouldn´t be viable.
6. The Ombudsman´s prompt action at once put an end to an unpleasant practice which might have gone unnoticed.
7. The Moscow Conference of Foreign Ministers had been good practice, but this meeting was at the highest level.
8. The youngsters frequently show their lack of practice at such things. They take along unnecessary items.
9. Then, even if you haven't uncovered the reason, you should begin to make firm decisions and practice responding to your children's requests in a prompt, definite manner.
10. The journalists also get a chance to shoot a gun on the practice range; none of it seems that difficult, and we put most of the bullets somewhere on the target.