Cambridge Dictionaries online Cambridge Dictionaries online

The most popular online dictionary and thesaurus for learners of English

English definition of “practically”

See all translations

practically

adverb  /ˈpræk·tɪ·kli/ us  

practically adverb (ALMOST)

[not gradable] almost or very nearly: Practically everybody will be at the party. It’s practically impossible to get home in less than an hour.

practically adverb (EFFECTIVELY)

in a way that fits the needs of a particular situation: Many people have offered help, but there’s little they can practically do.
Translations of “practically”
in Korean 거의, 사실상…
in Arabic تَقريبًا…
in Portuguese praticamente…
in Catalan pràcticament…
in Japanese ほぼ, ほとんど…
in Italian praticamente…
in Chinese (Traditional) 幾乎, 幾乎,差不多…
in Russian практически, почти…
in Turkish hemen hemen, neredeyse, âdeta…
in Chinese (Simplified) 几乎, 几乎,差不多…
in Polish praktycznie…
(Definition of practically from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
What is the pronunciation of practically?
Add Cambridge dictionaries to your browser to your website

Definitions of “practically” in other dictionaries

Word of the Day

lamb

a young sheep, or the flesh of a young sheep eaten as meat

Word of the Day

The way we move (Verbs for walking and running)

by Kate Woodford,
March 25, 2015
​​​ This week we’re looking at interesting ways to describe the way that people move. Most of the verbs that we’ll be considering describe how fast or slow people move. Others describe the attitude or state of mind of the person walking or running. Some describe both. Starting with verbs for walking slowly,

Read More 

stackin’ p

March 30, 2015
idiom slang earning a lot of money ‘That’s a very generous present.”Yeah, well, she’s stackin’ p, innit?’

Read More