actual practice

actual practice
Active, open and notorious engagement in business, vocation or profession as opposed to casual or clandestine practice. State ex rel. Laughlin v. Washington State Bar Ass'n, 26 Wash.2d 914, 176 P.2d 301, 309

Black's law dictionary. . 1990.

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