Translation of "practical" - English-Mandarin Chinese dictionary

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uk /ˈpræk.tɪ.kəl/ us /ˈpræk.tɪ.kəl/

practical adjective (EXPERIENCE)

B2 relating to experience, real situations, or actions rather than ideas or imagination

Qualifications are important but practical experience is always an plus. 资历固然重要,但实际经验总是个优势。
The service offers young people practical advice on finding a job. 这项服务向年轻人提供就业方面的实用建议。
What's the use of theoretical knowledge that has no practical application? 理论知识如果没有实际应用又有什么用呢?
for all practical purposes

in fact

Dr Frampton is in charge, but for all practical purposes, her assistant runs the office. 理论上是弗兰普顿博士负责,但实际上是她的助手在管理办公室。

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practical adjective (SUITABLE)

C1 suitable for the situation in which something is used

I tend to wear clothes that are practical rather than fashionable. 我喜欢穿实用而非时髦的衣服。
Heavy boots aren't very practical for running. 厚重的靴子不太适合跑步。

practical adjective (EFFECTIVE)

C2 approving able to provide effective solutions to problems

She has lots of interesting ideas, but they're not very practical. 她有很多有意思的想法,但都不太实用。
We need someone practical who can cope with a crisis. 我们需要一个能够切实应付危机的人。

practical adjective (POSSIBLE)

C1 able to be done or put into action

[ + to infinitive ] It's simply not practical to divide the work between so many people. 把这份工作分给这么多人是完全不切实际的。

practicalnoun [ C ]

uk /ˈpræk.tɪ.kəl/ us /ˈpræk.tɪ.kəl/

a class or exam in a scientific or technical subject in which students do things rather than just write or talk about them

We had to dissect a worm and a frog in our biology practical today. 今天的生物实验课上,我们得解剖一条蚯蚓和一只青蛙。

(Translation of “practical” from the Cambridge English-Chinese (Simplified) Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)