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English definition of “practical”

practical

adjective (EFFECTIVE)    /ˈpræk.tɪ.kəl/ approving
C2 able to provide effective solutions to problems: She has a lot of interesting ideas, but they're not very practical. We need someone practical who can cope with a crisis. → Opposite impracticalWise and sensible
(Definition of practical adjective (EFFECTIVE) from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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