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practical

adjective

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1 capable of being put to use or account
  • a practical and simple solution for the town's waste disposal
  • she has some practical information on sightseeing in San Francisco

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2 willing to see things as they really are and deal with them sensibly
  • a practical caseworker who doesn't spend a lot of time philosophizing while doing social work in the inner city

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The first known use of practical was in the 15th century

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“Practical.” The Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster Inc., https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/practical. Accessed 26 January 2020.

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