Meaning of “pragmatic” in the English Dictionary

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pragmaticadjective

us /præɡˈmæt̬·ɪk/

based on practical judgments rather than principles:

He made a pragmatic decision to settle the lawsuit because in the end it would cost more to try it in court.

(Definition of “pragmatic” from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)