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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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