engage in practice


engage in practice
To pursue a profession such as law, medicine, architecture, etc. or a skilled occupation by a course of professional or business activities, not by single isolated acts. Dane v Brown (CA1 Mass) 70 F2d 164.

Ballentine's law dictionary. . 1998.

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