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praxis

 [prak´sis]
the conception and planning of a new action in response to an environmental demand.
feminist praxis praxis done from a belief system involving ideas of mutual nurturance, nonviolence, and small groups working for change, with attention to emotions, communal life, reciprocity, and the development of persons over time. See also feminist theory.

prax·is

(prak'sis),
The performance of an action.
[G. praxis, action]

praxis

Etymology: Gk, action
1 a concept that deals with actions and overt behavior or the performance of an action to the exclusion of metaphysical thought.
2 the ability to plan and then execute movement.

prax·is

(prak'sis)
occupational therapy Conception and planning of a motor act in response to an environmental demand.
[G. praxis, action]

praxis

1. Action.
2. The ability to perform skilled actions.

prax·is

(prak'sis)
The performance of an action.
[G. praxis, action]
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Praxis may be seen as a model of reason and action that has helped to move the SUHB to practical applications.
Llevado al terreno de la politica, el enfasis en la teoria no anularia abstractamente la fuerza material de la praxis colectiva para la transformacion social.
We conclude that Praxis I, as it is currently used in most settings is an inequitable Teacher Education Programs admissions tool because it establishes a single standard to assess the capabilities of talented students who have had unequal educational opportunities and unequal access to the knowledge needed to attain passing scores on the test.
Em primeiro lugar, a praxis teologal nao se opoe a teoria teologica nem a substitui.
Praxis provides software and systems engineering technologies to create solutions aimed at helping customers meet mission-critical needs.
Cultural fit was of paramount importance as we selected a partner for the next phase of Praxis evolution, said Praxis President and co-founder Bill Dunahoo.
That question led me to put the idea for Praxis on paper.
Common to the feminist literature is the assumption of a quasi-natural affinity of WGS and praxis learning, probably due to the widely circulated origin story of academic WGS as having emerged as the "arm" or "academic wing" of the second women's (liberation) movement (Dugger, 2008; Washington, 2000).
If you are able then complete the review and submit your feedback to Nursing Praxis in New Zealand within four weeks.
Glenfiddich's direct support of Wounded Warriors Canada and Can Praxis allows us to provide programs for veterans and their families at no cost to participants.
A motion at Stormont yesterday said the transfer of the publicly-owned assets at Hillsborough Castle should be conditional on securing the future of Praxis at MLA this location.
Praxis Makes Perfect is an at times crazy, nearly madcap record.