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Sensible, useful, and effective rather than fashionable or attractive
“We need effective and practical methods for assessing the performance of our staff.”
Suitable for a particular purpose
“This flimsy, plastic knife just isn't practical for carving the turkey.”
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.”
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.”
Concerned with making decisions and actions that are useful in practice
“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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