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Adjective
Sensible, useful, and effective rather than fashionable or attractive
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“We need effective and practical methods for assessing the performance of our staff.”
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Suitable for a particular purpose
“This flimsy, plastic knife just isn't practical for carving the turkey.”
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So nearly the case that it can be regarded as so
“Natural scientists argue that there is practical certainty as to the truth of scientific laws.”
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Of, or concerned with, the actual doing or use of something, rather than with theory and ideas
“It is important to have tutors who have practical experience with what they are teaching.”
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Concerned with making decisions and actions that are useful in practice
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“A lawsuit wasn't fair, but sometimes you make a practical decision to settle, and that's how we pursued it.”
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Designed to be practical and useful, rather than attractive
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Callous and toughened by experience
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Having or indicating an efficient, practical, and systematic approach to one's work or a task
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Returning a benefit that justifies the initial investment
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Involving or concerned with applied and industrial sciences
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Having the ability to put available resources to efficient or ingenious use
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Denotes a constructive or productive feeling
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Significant in importance or esteem
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Good at manual work
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Commonplace or ordinary
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Believing without question
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Crudely constructed, typically in a hasty or improvised manner
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Able to be thought or imagined
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Pithy
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Inclined to frugality
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Procedural or ceremonial
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Conducive to or characterized by moral well-being
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Of or concerned with material values or ordinary life rather than a spiritual existence
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Serving as a temporary or short-term means or measure
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Having a familiarity with, or knowledge of, the world
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Simple and unpretentious
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Noun
A formal test of a person's knowledge or proficiency in a subject or skill
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The practical application of any branch of learning
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