How to spell practise or practice

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Practice or practise?

In International English there are two ways to spell practice, depending on whether the word is used as a noun or a verb. In American English the ‘s’ has been dispensed of entirely and the word is spelled ‘practice’.

As a noun, practice means a custom or habit, practice or practise as a verb means to do something repeatedly in order to master it.

Noun: “It is my practice to check my spelling before I press send.”

Verb: “I practise/practice my guitar every evening.”

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