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practical

adjective /ˈprӕktikəl/
concerned with the doing of something
práctico
practical difficulties His knowledge is practical rather than theoretical.
(of a thing, idea etc) useful; effective
práctico
You must try to find a practical answer to the problem.
(of a person) able to do or deal with things well or efficiently
práctico
He can look after himself – he’s a very practical child.
practicality /ˈkӕ-/ noun
sentido práctico
The practicality of the proposal must be considered.
practically adverb almost
prácticamente, casi
The room was practically full.
in a practical way
en la práctica
Practically, it’s more difficult than you think.
practical joke noun a usually irritating joke consisting of an action done to someone, rather than a story told
broma pesada
He nailed my chair to the floor as a practical joke.
(Definition of practical from the Password English-Spanish Dictionary © 2013 K Dictionaries Ltd)
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