target practice

/ˈtagət præktəs/ (say 'tahguht praktuhs)

noun
the act of shooting at targets for practice in accuracy in aiming.

Australian English dictionary. 2014.

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  • target — tar|get1 W2S3 [ˈta:gıt US ˈta:r ] n ▬▬▬▬▬▬▬ 1¦(aim)¦ 2¦(object of attack)¦ 3¦(object of an action)¦ 4¦(shooting)¦ 5 target audience/group/area etc 6 target language ▬▬▬▬▬▬▬ [Date: 1200 1300; : Old French; Origin: targette, from targe …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • practice, practise — I n. habit 1) to make a practice, practise of smt. 2) a common, usual; local; universal practice, practise 3) a practice, practise to + inf. (it was her practice, practise to drink a glass of wine every evening) exercise 4) to have practice,… …   Combinatory dictionary

  • practice — [ præktɪs] group local medical nursing private practice professional practice unethical unfair universal practice unscrupulous practices usual i …   Combinatory dictionary

  • practice — n. & v. n. 1 habitual action or performance (the practice of teaching; makes a practice of saving). 2 a habit or custom (has been my regular practice). 3 a repeated exercise in an activity requiring the development of skill (to sing well needs… …   Useful english dictionary

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