1. private practice the practice of a profession independently and not as an employee
  2. target practice practice in shooting at targets
  3. group practice (medicine) the practice of medicine by a group of physicians who share their premises and other resources
  4. creditworthiness trustworthiness with money as based on a person's credit history; a general qualification for borrowing
  5. credit rating an estimate, based on previous dealings, of a person's or an organization's ability to fulfill their financial commitments
  6. hereditary disease a disease or disorder that is inherited genetically
  7. didactic instructive, especially excessively
  8. carotid plexus a plexus of nerves surrounding the internal carotid artery
  9. out of practice impaired in skill by neglect
  10. dental practice the practice of dentistry
  11. credit application an application for a line of credit
  12. Red Brigades a Marxist-Leninist terrorist organization that arose out of a student protest movement in the late 1960s; wants to separate Italy from NATO and advocates violence in the service of class warfare and revolution; mostly inactive since 1989
  13. credit order an order that is received without payment
  14. Cryptoprocta large primitive cat-like carnivores inhabiting forests of Madagascar
  15. credit card a card (usually plastic) that assures a seller that the person using it has a satisfactory credit rating and that the issuer will see to it that the seller receives payment for the merchandise delivered
  16. medical practice the practice of medicine
  17. Great Attractor a massive grouping of galaxies in the direction of Centaurus and Hydra whose gravitational attraction is believed to cause deviations in the paths of other galaxies
  18. practice a customary way of operation or behavior
  19. creditworthy having an acceptable credit rating
  20. Great Depression the economic crisis beginning with the stock market crash in 1929 and continuing through the 1930s