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κράτιστον ἐπιτήδευμα: the best pursuit. εὐπραξίαν: good conduct. The questioner of Socrates understands εὐπραξία and εὐ πράττειν in their usual sense of success and succeed, synonymous with εὐτυχία and εὐτυχεῖν (so used in 8); and naturally asks if Socrates considers this a pursuit. τὸ ἐπιτυχεῖν: sc. τινά as subj., easily supplied from ζητοῦντα. εὖ ποιεῖν: to do well.
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