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 for practise
From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Practise \Prac"tise\, v. t. & i.
     See Practice.
     [1913 Webster]
     Note: The analogy of the English language requires that the
           noun and verb which are pronounced alike should agree
           in spelling. Thus we have notice (n. & v.), noticed,
           noticing, noticer; poultice (n. & v.); apprentice (n. &
           v.); office (n. & v.), officer (n.); lattice (n.),
           latticed (a.); benefice (n.), beneficed (a.), etc. Cf.
           sacrifice (?; n. & v.), surmise (?; n. & v.), promise
           (?; n. & v.); compromise (?; n. & v.), etc. Contrast
           advice (?; n.), and advise (?); device (?), and devise
           (?), etc.
           [1913 Webster]

From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) :

      v 1: engage in a rehearsal (of) [syn: rehearse, practise,
      2: carry out or practice; as of jobs and professions; "practice
         law" [syn: practice, practise, exercise, do]
      3: learn by repetition; "We drilled French verbs every day";
         "Pianists practice scales" [syn: drill, exercise,
         practice, practise]

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