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Spanish translation of “pragmatic”


adjective /præɡˈmætik/
dealing with things in a sensible and practical way rather than being concerned with rules or theories
a pragmatic approach to dealing with conflict .
pragmatically adverb
The issue needs to be dealt with pragmatically.
(Definition of pragmatic from the Password English-Spanish Dictionary © 2013 K Dictionaries Ltd)

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