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Manipulation, sloganizing, depositing, regimentation, and prescription cannot be components of revolutionary praxis, precisely because they are the components of the praxis of domination.
Paulo Freire

Meaning of "praxis" in the English dictionary

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ETYMOLOGY OF THE WORD PRAXIS

Via Medieval Latin from Greek: deed, action, from prassein to do.
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Etymology is the study of the origin of words and their changes in structure and significance.
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PRONUNCIATION OF PRAXIS

praxis  [ˈpræksɪs] play
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GRAMMATICAL CATEGORY OF PRAXIS

noun
adjective
verb
adverb
pronoun
preposition
conjunction
determiner
exclamation
Praxis is a noun.
A noun is a type of word the meaning of which determines reality. Nouns provide the names for all things: people, objects, sensations, feelings, etc.

WHAT DOES PRAXIS MEAN IN ENGLISH?

Praxis

Praxis may refer to: ▪ Praxis, the process by which a theory, lesson, or skill is enacted, practiced, embodied, or realised ▪ Christian theological praxis ▪ Praxis, the practice of faith, especially worship ▪ The Praxis School, a school of Marxist philosophy ▪ Praxis, a journal of the Praxis School ▪ Praxis International, the continuation of Praxis and predecessor of ConstellationsPraxis Journal of Philosophy, a journal of philosophy of the University of Manchester ▪ Praxis intervention, in social work, a methodology for intervention within communities ▪ Praxis test, a United States teacher certification exam ▪ Praxis, a genus of moth in the subfamily Calpinae...

Definition of praxis in the English dictionary

The first definition of praxis in the dictionary is the practice and practical side of a profession or field of study, as opposed to the theory. Other definition of praxis is a practical exercise. Praxis is also accepted practice or custom.

WORDS THAT RHYME WITH PRAXIS


aerotaxis
ˌɛərəʊˈtæksɪs
anaphylaxis
ˌænəfɪˈlæksɪs
axis
ˈæksɪs
chemoprophylaxis
ˌkɛməʊˌprəʊfəˈlæksɪs
chemotaxis
ˌkɛməʊˈtæksɪs
echopraxis
ˌɛkəʊˈpræksɪs
epistaxis
ˌɛpɪˈstæksɪs
heliotaxis
ˌhiːlɪəʊˈtæksɪs
orthopraxis
ˈɔːθəˌpræksɪs
parapraxis
ˌpærəˈpræksɪs
parataxis
ˌpærəˈtæksɪs
phototaxis
ˌfəʊtəʊˈtæksɪs
phylaxis
faɪˈlæksɪs
phyllotaxis
ˌfɪləˈtæksɪs
prophylaxis
ˌprɒfɪˈlæksɪs
sparaxis
spəˈræksɪs
stereotaxis
ˌstɛrɪəˈtæksɪs
synaxis
sɪˈnæksɪs
tachyphylaxis
ˌtækɪfɪˈlæksɪs
taxis
ˈtæksɪs

WORDS THAT BEGIN LIKE PRAXIS

prawn
prawn cocktail
prawn cracker
prawn-sandwich
prawn-sandwich brigade
prawner
praxeological
praxeology
praxes
praxinoscope
Praxiteles
pray
prayer
prayer beads
prayer book
prayer mat
prayer meeting
prayer rug
prayer shawl
prayer wheel

WORDS THAT END LIKE PRAXIS

brachyaxis
clinoaxis
geotaxis
homotaxis
hypotaxis
major axis
minor axis
neutral axis
optic axis
orthoaxis
polar axis
principal axis
rheotaxis
thermotaxis
thigmotaxis
trophallaxis
trophotaxis
x-axis
y-axis
z-axis

Synonyms and antonyms of praxis in the English dictionary of synonyms

SYNONYMS

Translation of «praxis» into 25 languages

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TRANSLATION OF PRAXIS

Find out the translation of praxis to 25 languages with our English multilingual translator.
The translations of praxis from English to other languages presented in this section have been obtained through automatic statistical translation; where the essential translation unit is the word «praxis» in English.

Translator English - Chinese

实践
1,325 millions of speakers

Translator English - Spanish

praxis
570 millions of speakers

English

praxis
510 millions of speakers

Translator English - Hindi

प्रैक्सिस
380 millions of speakers
ar

Translator English - Arabic

التطبيق العملي
280 millions of speakers

Translator English - Russian

практика
278 millions of speakers

Translator English - Portuguese

práxis
270 millions of speakers

Translator English - Bengali

প্রচলিত প্রথা
260 millions of speakers

Translator English - French

praxis
220 millions of speakers

Translator English - Malay

Praxis
190 millions of speakers

Translator English - German

Praxis
180 millions of speakers

Translator English - Japanese

習慣
130 millions of speakers

Translator English - Korean

실천
85 millions of speakers

Translator English - Javanese

Praxis
85 millions of speakers
vi

Translator English - Vietnamese

phong tục
80 millions of speakers

Translator English - Tamil

கதிர்வீச்சு
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Marathi

प्रिक्सिस
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Turkish

alışkanlık
70 millions of speakers

Translator English - Italian

prassi
65 millions of speakers

Translator English - Polish

praxis
50 millions of speakers

Translator English - Ukrainian

практика
40 millions of speakers

Translator English - Romanian

Praxis
30 millions of speakers
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Translator English - Greek

praxis
15 millions of speakers
af

Translator English - Afrikaans

praxis
14 millions of speakers
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Translator English - Swedish

praxis
10 millions of speakers
no

Translator English - Norwegian

praxis
5 millions of speakers

Trends of use of praxis

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TENDENCIES OF USE OF THE TERM «PRAXIS»

The term «praxis» is very widely used and occupies the 11.851 position in our list of most widely used terms in the English dictionary.
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FREQUENCY OF USE OF THE TERM «PRAXIS» OVER TIME

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Examples of use in the English literature, quotes and news about praxis

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QUOTES WITH «PRAXIS»

Famous quotes and sentences with the word praxis.
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Paulo Freire
Manipulation, sloganizing, depositing, regimentation, and prescription cannot be components of revolutionary praxis, precisely because they are the components of the praxis of domination.

10 ENGLISH BOOKS RELATING TO «PRAXIS»

Discover the use of praxis in the following bibliographical selection. Books relating to praxis and brief extracts from same to provide context of its use in English literature.
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Kaplan PRAXIS 2009 Edition
2 full-length PPST practice tests ; 1 full-length PLT test ; 3 Elementary Education practice tests ; 4 Subject assessment question banks ; Hundreds of practice questions ; Sample written responses ; Kaplan's expert score-raising strategies
Kaplan, 2009
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Barron's Praxis: PPST/PLT : Computerized PPST[,] Elementary ...
This manual presents three PPSTs, three PLTs, four Elementary Education Subject Assessment tests, and seven additional Subject Assessment tests. All practice tests come with answers and explanations.
Robert D. Postman, 2008
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Praxis II Elementary Education: Content Knowledge (0014/5014)
This new edition of our popular PRAXIS II test prep was designed to help teacher candidates master the information on the paper-based (0014) and computer-based (5014) Elementary Education exam.
Shannon Grey, Anita Price Davis, 2011
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Praxis II English Subject Assessments (0041, 0042, 0043, 0049)
Content categories include: Reading & Understanding Text, Language & Linguistics, and Composition & Rhetoric. ARE YOU READY TO PASS THE PRAXIS? THEN USE THE MOST COMPREHENSIVE GUIDE ON THE MARKET TODAY.
Anita Price Davis, 2011
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Mosby's Review Questions for the Speech-Language Pathology ...
With approximately 1,400 practice questions - more than any other exam review - this book provides the most complete, reliable preparation available for the PRAXIS II subject assessment examination.
Dennis M. Ruscello, Mosby, 2009
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Praxis II Social Studies Content Knowledge (0081)
Comes complete with a customized study schedule and REA’s test-taking strategies and tips. For Windows. ARE YOU READY TO PASS THE PRAXIS? THEN USE THE MOST COMPREHENSIVE GUIDE ON THE MARKET TODAY.
Jeanne M. Bowlan, 2012
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The Best Teachers' Test Preparation for the Praxis II: ...
"3 full-length exams with detailed explanations plus comprehensive review covers all content categories"--Cover. ARE YOU READY TO PASS THE PRAXIS? THEN USE THE MOST COMPREHENSIVE GUIDE ON THE MARKET TODAY.
Mel Friedman, 2007
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Praxis and Action: Contemporary Philosophies of Human Activity
Contemporary Philosophies of Human Activity Richard J. Bernstein. PRAXIS PRAXIS AND ACTION. Cover.
Richard J. Bernstein, 2011
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Beyond Objectivism and Relativism: Science, Hermeneutics, ...
Drawing freely and expertly from Continental and analytic traditions, Richard Bernstein examines a number of debates and controversies exemplified in the works of Gadamer, Habermas, Rorty, and Arendt.
Richard J. Bernstein, 2011
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CliffsTestPrep Praxis II: Social Studies Content Knowledge ...
Written by test-prep specialists About the contents: Introduction Overview of the exam How to use this book Proven study strategies and test-taking tips Tactics for answering multiple-choice questions, plus practice examples with answers ...
Shana Pate, 2007

10 NEWS ITEMS WHICH INCLUDE THE TERM «PRAXIS»

Find out what the national and international press are talking about and how the term praxis is used in the context of the following news items.
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Celebrating Excellence – Isle of Man Praxis Care Learning Disability …
There are five individual awards and seven team awards to be presented throughout Praxis Care's staff across Ireland, England and the Isle of ... «isleofman.com, Jul 15»
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State pursuing alternate certification for middle school math teachers
South Dakota is not the only state dealing with problematic Praxis scores. Teachers started struggling with the math exam about two years ago, ... «Sioux Falls Argus Leader, Jul 15»
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Feds to fund 2 new studies on equine therapy for veterans
Can Praxis uses horses to help Canadian Forces members recover from the experiences of war and repair their relationships with family ... «Globalnews.ca, Jul 15»
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The Perils of Driving While Black in Los Angeles
He is the co-founder and Education Director for Praxis, a 10-month apprenticeship program that combines a traditional liberal arts education ... «Newsweek, Jul 15»
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Kailos Genetics Hires Cheri Walker as Chief Financial Officer
With the launch of Praxis, our consumer-directed gene-based test and a strong pipeline of new offerings coming to market—including a test for ... «Business Wire, Jul 15»
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Upgrading democracy in the Philippines
Our democratic version with its customary imperial praxis is a notion of misplaced sovereignty, especially given the fact that our commerce is ... «Rappler, Jul 15»
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The Aquino watch: Taking stock
How will Matuwid look like as praxis? We know that Cory Aquino's passive honesty achieved nothing lasting. That Matuwid meant going to war ... «BusinessWorld Online Edition, Jul 15»
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After the Revolution: Deus Ex: Mankind Divided
Praxis Kits will return in Mankind Divided, allowing players to unlock Jensen's many augmentations on the move and choose which abilities ... «Pure Xbox, Jul 15»
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Fernandez looks ahead to upcoming school year
He said University of Guam graduates, who have all passed the PRAXIS exam, needed to become certified teachers, will help fill some of these ... «KUAM.com, Jul 15»
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India's silence on sustainable development goals is alarming
... been inclusive,” Sowmyaa Bharadwaj, deputy director (research and consultancies) of Praxis, a development support organisation, told me. «Hindustan Times, Jul 15»

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